Black fungus declared 'notified disease' in Haryana: Anil Vij

Doctors will have to report to CMO if cases are found

Black fungus declared 'notified disease' in Haryana: Anil Vij

Anil Vij. PTI file

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 15

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Saturday said that black fungus has been declared a notified disease in the state.

This notification came on the day The Tribune highlighted that 27 cases of black fungus have surfaced in the state, five in the last one week.

Also read: Study on black fungus underway at PGIMS

27 black fungus cases in Haryana, 5 this week

Giving information in this regard, the Health Minister said that black fungal disease has been notified in Haryana.

Now, if a patient of black fungus is diagnosed in any government or private hospital of the state, it will have to be reported to the CMO of the local district so that appropriate steps can be taken to prevent the disease.

Vij said that for the treatment of the disease, senior doctors of PGIMS (Rohtak) will conduct video conferencing with all the doctors who are treating corona in the state and will inform them about the treatment of this disease.

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