“Black mold” is already in Iraq: there are the first victims

2 weeks ago
#

The Department speaker also added that four more cases of black mold infestation have been registered in the country.

Recall that in India, more than 9 thousand people were affected by mucormycosis. At the same time, 250 people died from the fungal disease.

In Iraq, infection with mucormycosis, also known as “black mold,” has been confirmed. Two people have died of the disease, Rudaw reported.

"Black mold" is already in Iraq: there are the first victims

According to Dhiqar Ammar Al-Zamili, spokesman for the Iraqi Health Department, the first victim died in the city of Nasiriya. It became known that he had contracted black mold when the death certificate for the deceased was issued.

“Cases of black mold occur as a result of complications from coronavirus infection due to a weakened immune system,” he said.

The Department speaker also added that four more cases of black mold infection have been reported in the country.

Recall that more than 9 thousand people in India have been affected by mucormycosis. At the same time, 250 people died from the fungal disease. The disease affects the lungs, eyes and other organs and cripples people.