• Aayushi Patel & Pradham Bhathini

What is Mucormycosis?

What is mucormycosis? Mucormycosis is a rare fungal infection. Check out our infographic to learn more about how it relates to Covid-19, stats across the world and in India, and it's prevalence now!


 

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