Feb 27, 2022

Combating ‘black fungus’ during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Delhi High Court asked the Central government to consider a complete waiver of import duties on the drug Amphotericin B which is used to treat the ‘black fungus’ disease, at least while the drug remains in short supply in India. In the meantime, anyone importing the drug can clear it by submitting a bond without actually paying the import duty.

To know more about Covid-19 and how you can register for vaccination, read our explainer. To know more about patient rights, read here.