Using same mask for 2-3 weeks could lead to black fungus development: AIIMS doctor


Explaining possible reasons for mucormycosis infection, Dr Chandra said, “Giving cold oxygen directly from the cylinder is very dangerous. Using a mask for 2-3 weeks could be a setting for the development of black fungus. Antifungal drug Posaconazole can be given to highrisk individuals to reduce incidents of black fungus”.

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