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Fungal infections: Mucormycosis, candidiasis, aspergillosis common among Covid patients – The Indian Express

Doctors are consciously limiting early use of steroids in patients to reduce the chances of secondary infections, and advise patients not to start steroids at home….

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NOT JUST mucormycosis, but other fungal infections such as candidiasis and aspergillosis have become increasingly common among intensive care units and Covid-recovered patients. Doctors are consciously limiting early use of steroids in patients to reduce the chances of secondary infections, and advise patients not to start steroids at home.
On Sunday, the state task force held two meetings – one with 700 general practitioners (GPs) in Mumbai and Thane, and the second one, with chest physicians….

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