After the corona virus, the country is battling an outbreak of black fungus. Many Black Fungus patients have given their lives across the country. It has also been declared an epidemic in many states of the country. Our health workers are constantly engaged to fight the flag fungus. Now, to strengthen this fight, 2 lakh doses of Amphotericin B have come to India from America. It is used in the treatment of black fungus.
A consignment of ambisome (amphotericin B injection) used in the treatment of black fungus reached India on Sunday morning. India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu tweeted, “Another consignment of AmBisome being treated for black fungus has arrived in India from @GileadSciences. So far, a total of 2 lakh doses have arrived. More to come!”
Another consignment of AmBisome (Amphotericin B injection), used in black fungus treatment, reaches India. Total 200,000 doses already there so far: Ambassador of India to United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu pic.twitter.com/F2vceI4MIl
– ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2021
Mucormycosis, commonly known as a black fungus, has wreaked havoc across India, particularly in COVID-19 patients who have been given heavy doses of steroids to treat the infection. was.
Under the Pandemic Act 1897, several states including Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu and Bihar have declared black fungus to be an epidemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed all concerned officials to arrange medicine on a war footing from anywhere in the world.
Sources said, “The PM had instructed the officials that this drug should be available from anywhere in the world. Indian missions worldwide are involved in procuring the supply of this medicine. This has been achieved with the help of Gilead Sciences in the USA . “