Black Fungus cases reported in AP, CM asked to include treatment under health scheme

May 18 2021 11:05 AM
Black Fungus cases reported in AP, CM asked to include treatment under health scheme

While still State is trying to control Corona Spread one another disease found that is black fungus in Andhra Pradesh. This  disease is now causing serious concern among the people. Let us Share here that nearly nine black fungus cases have been officially reported while there are more suspected cases being reported from Ongole, Kurnool and other parts of the state.

In the wake of this, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, who reviewed the situation on Monday, is learnt to have discussed procedures for the treatment and availability of anti-fungus injections, etc. He is said to have directed the officials to see that all teaching hospitals should take up such cases since they have necessary infrastructure. Chief Minister also asked the officials to include black fungus in the list of Arogyasri scheme and notify all hospitals to provide treatment to black fungus patients.

However, here it is to be noted that it has become difficult to specify as to which age group is more vulnerable to the disease. If the symptoms are not detected at an early stage, black fungus can spread to lungs and even kidneys could be affected. Doctors advise that there should be no compromise on immunity levels lest it could prove to be fatal .

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