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


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].


  1. Al-Mosway Huda Raheem Hashim. “COVID- 19 Comorbidities: Chapter Nine: Post Covid-19 Fungal Infections” (2021).
  2. HM Abdullah., et al. “Severe refractory COVID-19 patients responding to convalescent plasma; a case series”. Annals of Medicine and Surgery 56 (2020): 125-127.
  3. X Chen., et al. “The microbial co-infection in COVID-19”. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 15 (2020): 1-9.
  4. Petrikkos G., et al. “Epidemiology and clinical manifestations of mucormycosis”. Clinical Infectious Diseases 54 (2012): S23- S34.
  5. Mohamed A., et al. “COVID-19 associated invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges external icon”. Journal of Fungi3 (2020): 115.
  6. Beer KD., et al. “Does pulmonary aspergillosis complicate COVID-19?external icon”. Critical Care Explorations (2020).
  7. Nucci M., et al. “Increased incidence of candidemia in a tertiary care hospital with the Covid‐19 pandemic external icon”. Mycoses 2 (2020): 152-156.
  8. Rabagliati R., et al. “COVID-19-Associated Mold Infection in Critically Ill Patients, Chile”. Emerging Infectious Diseases5 (2021): 1454-1456.


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


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.


Acceptance rate30%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
Impact Factor1.403

Indexed In

News and Events

  • Certification for Review
    Acta Scientific certifies the Editors/reviewers for their review done towards the assigned articles of the respective journals.
  • Submission Timeline for Upcoming Issue
    The last date for submission of articles for regular Issues is July 10, 2024.
  • Publication Certificate
    Authors will be issued a "Publication Certificate" as a mark of appreciation for publishing their work.
  • Best Article of the Issue
    The Editors will elect one Best Article after each issue release. The authors of this article will be provided with a certificate of "Best Article of the Issue"
  • Welcoming Article Submission
    Acta Scientific delightfully welcomes active researchers for submission of articles towards the upcoming issue of respective journals.

Contact US