October 4, 2023, 3:21 am

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2021-06-11 14:01:35 BdST

DSCC authority emphasises on raising awareness against black fungus

Members of the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)’s Technical Working Group for Banalata and Islambagh Raw Markets have warned of a major catastrophe if awareness against black fungus is not raised in current time.

They spoke at a view exchanging meeting organized by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Bangladesh in collaboration with Bangladesh Safe Food Authority, a press release said on Thursday.

The third meeting of the Dhaka South City Corporation’s “Technical Working Group” was held on Thursday to ensure safe and nutritious food supply and a healthy environment at Dhaka South City Corporation’s Banalata and Islambagh raw markets.

Speakers at the meeting said black fungus is not a contagious disease.

They added that proper hygiene maintained for the COVID-19 pandemic would prevent black fungus largely.

So, it is important to raise awareness about black fungus, they said.

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