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Jul 03, 2019
Artifical intelligence helps to identify bat species that are suspected of carrying Nipah virus in KeralaThe analysis covered 523 bat species and 48 traits like diet, migration, geography, reproduction, environment.
Jun 04, 2019
Nipah in Kerala: State govt launches search for source of virus; identification may be difficult compared to last yearThe Nipah virus was found to have spread last year from a 26-year-old youth who contracted it after consuming a fruit bitten by a fruit bat carrying the virus.
Jul 15, 2018
17 of 19 people infected with Nipah caught virus from first victim: Kerala government reportA detailed study by the Kerala government in the recent outbreak of Nipah virus has suggested that 17 of the 19 infected people might have contracted the deadly virus from the first victim, 26-year-old Mohammed Sabith.
Jun 02, 2018
Nipah outbreak in Kerala: Kozhikode church to stop serving holy communion on tongues of faithful as precautionThe Syro-Malabar church of Thamarassery has temporarily suspended placing holy communion on the tongues of churchgoers due to the Nipah virus outbreak.
May 29, 2018
Nipah virus outbreak: Kerala to send fresh samples of fruit bats for testing to BhopalWith the source of the Nipah virus outbreak that has caused 14 deaths in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram districts yet to be ascertained, a batch of fresh five samples from fruit bats will be sent on Wednesday to the Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, said officials.
May 27, 2018
Nipah outbreak in Kerala: Health professionals, scientists struggle to understand how virus reached KozhikodeMore attention needs to be given to the question as to how the Nipah virus outbreak happened in Kerala. This is an issue which baffles health experts.
May 21, 2018
Nipah virus kills 9 in Kerala: All you need to know about the rare and deadly NiV carried by fruit batsAccording to World Health Organisation, Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis (a disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals) that causes severe disease in both animals and humans