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Jun 10, 2019
Nipah virus: Kerala govt acted quickly, but recurrence a sign that state's once immaculate healthcare system is failingEpidemiologically, what the recurrence of Nipah in Ernakulam indicates is that the virus is still out there - probably in bats or in pigs - and it can hit back any time
Jun 06, 2019
Kerala Nipah outbreak: Six patients quarantined after threat of infection test negative; condition of seventh remains stableAuthorities have scrambled to trace the source of the potentially deadly virus which resurfaced in the state a year after it struck two north Kerala districts, claiming 17 lives. The Kerala government had put a total of 314 people, including all those who recently came in contact with the Nipah patient, under observation.
Jun 05, 2019
Condition of Nipah virus patient stable, state five others under observation improving, says Kerala health ministerKerala Health Minister KK Shailaja said said the condition of the college student being treated for Nipah virus is stable, and that of the five others quarantined is improving.
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.
Jun 03, 2019
Kerala gears up to contain Nipah; 50 who came in contact with youth under observation; no need to panic, says health ministerThe Kerala state health department has summoned resources after a 23-year-old youth admitted in a private hospital in Ernakulam with severe fever showed signs of Nipah virus in his samples tested at the National Institute of Virology at Alappuzha; confirmation is awaited from institute's Pune office
Oct 03, 2018
Gir Forest lion toll rises to 23; Gujarat govt says canine distemper virus, protozoal infection behind deathsThe department meant to look after the Gir Forest has maintained that the death of lions was caused by infighting among the big cats.
Jun 02, 2018
As Kerala health officials warn of second Nipah virus outbreak, here's all you need to know of the infectionAs concern over the Nipah virus infection outbreak grows by the day, 17 people in Kerala have succumbed to it so far, as per the latest update. Health officials in the southern state have warned of a possibility of a second outbreak.
May 30, 2018
Soldier dies in Kolkata after spending a month in Kerala, Nipah virus suspected as cause of deathA soldier from Kerala died of suspected Nipah virus infection, a defence spokesman said on Wednesday.
May 25, 2018
Two persons in Hyderabad hospitalised with suspected Nipah infection, one of them had recently visited KeralaTwo persons, including one who visited Kerala recently, were admitted to hospitals with suspected Nipah virus infection.
May 22, 2018
Nipah virus: Kerala locks down Sooppikkada village; people, animals evacuated and kept under observationNipah, which was first identified during an outbreak in Kampung Sungai Nipah, Malaysia in 1998, is primarily carried by fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family.