Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Conceptual Paper Volume 6 Issue 7

COVID-19 and Fungal Infections

Huda Raheem Hashim Al-Mosway*

Assistant Professor, Ph.D. of Biological - Microbiology Medical Mycology, College of Basic Education, Department of Science, University of Al-Muthanna, Iraq

*Corresponding Author: Huda Raheem Hashim Al-Mosway, Assistant Professor, Ph.D. of Biological - Microbiology Medical Mycology, College of Basic Education, Department of Science, University of Al-Muthanna, Iraq.

Received: May 27, 2022; Published: June 15, 2022

Introduction

In the last years, the coronavirus sickness has infected tens of millions of people all over the world. a novel virus that usually showed as viral pneumonia, which began as a local epidemic but quickly grew into a global pandemic within a few months with significant rates of morbidity and mortality According to reports published in the press, COVID-19 individuals are occasionally co-infected with other microbial infections (7.2%) pathogens are a type of pathogen. In COVID-19 individuals, however, the incidence of fungal secondary infection is higher remains a mystery [1].

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Citation

Citation: Huda Raheem Hashim Al-Mosway. “COVID-19 and Fungal Infections”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.7 (2022): 163-164.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Huda Raheem Hashim Al-Mosway. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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