Lucknow: After black fungus, white fungus disease has also started spreading which is more dangerous than black fungus. According to media reports, four cases of white fungus have been identified in Patna, Bihar. It is said to be the leading cause of lung infections. At the same time, the fungus affects the human skin, nails, the inside of the mouth, intestines, kidneys, organs and the brain. Dr. SN Singh, Head, Department of Microbiology, Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), while reporting the disease and four patients in Patna, said that all the four patients had corona-like symptoms. All three of these patients (Rapid Antigen, Rapid Andy Body and RT-PCR) were tested, but all three reported negative. Corona-related medications were also not working in these patients. In such cases, further investigation revealed that they were affected by white fungus. Dr Singh says that when these patients were given antifungal drugs, they recovered.

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