Hyderabad, May 15 -- Mucormycosis or black fungus has been a serious concern among many COVID-19 patients and those recovered. This rare fungal infection has been majorly affecting those who took steroids to fight the infection.

In view of the rising number of patients with this rare condition, the Telangana health department issued a set of guidelines on Saturday, to reduce the rising cases of black fungus.

Some of the important guidelines included observing sugars during COVID-19 with or without steroids, using antibiotics, antifungals judiciously, etc.

You can view the guidelines here:

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The guidelines also stated that the Mucormycosis is reported due to poor maintenance of humidifiers for which a list of measures w...