By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews

There has been a surge in mucormycosis cases, aka the “black fungus”, in India.

Why mucormycosis and why India? Is it linked to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Joining me today to look at this topic is Judy Stone, MD. Dr. Stone is an infectious disease specialist and a Senior contributor at Forbes.

Show notes:

What Is Behind The Deadly Rise In Mucormycosis Infections In India?


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Other podcasts with Dr. Stone:

Lassa fever: An interview with Dr Judy Stone

Infectious diseases Year-in-review 2017 with Dr Judy Stone

Vibrio vulnificus: An interview with Dr Judy Stone

mcr-1 gene: An interview with Dr Judy Stone

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: A conversation with Dr Judy Stone



Will SARS-CoV-2 become just another common cold?

Campylobacter can also be spread through sexual contact: OU study

Guinea worm disease 2020 with the Carter Center’s Adam Weiss

It’s not just COVID-19: Outbreaks of Lassa fever, plague and monkeypox

Non-native mosquito, Aedes scapularis, established in South Florida


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