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30,100 additional vials of amphotericin B allocated to states, UT: Center | India News


BENGALURU: The Center allocated an additional 30,100 vials of amphotericin-B to all Union states and territories on Monday to combat the black fungus infection, the Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda said.
“Today 30,100 additional vials of # Amphotericin-B have been allocated to all states / UT and central institutions,” the minister tweeted on Monday.

He said an additional 1,930 vials of amphotericin-B have been assigned to Karnataka. With this, the state has so far received 12,710 vials.
According to the state health department, 1,250 people have been infected by the black fungus so far in Karnataka, of whom 39 have died and 18 have recovered.
The other 1,193 infected people are in treatment, it said in a statement.

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