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As Kerala health officials warn of second Nipah virus outbreak, here's all you need to know of the infection
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As Kerala health officials warn of second Nipah virus outbreak, here's all you need to know of the infection

As 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.

Soldier dies in Kolkata after spending a month in Kerala, Nipah virus suspected as cause of death
India

Soldier dies in Kolkata after spending a month in Kerala, Nipah virus suspected as cause of death

A soldier from Kerala died of suspected Nipah virus infection, a defence spokesman said on Wednesday.

Two persons in Hyderabad hospitalised with suspected Nipah infection, one of them had recently visited Kerala
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Two persons in Hyderabad hospitalised with suspected Nipah infection, one of them had recently visited Kerala

Two persons, including one who visited Kerala recently, were admitted to hospitals with suspected Nipah virus infection.

Nipah virus: Kerala locks down Sooppikkada village; people, animals evacuated and kept under observation
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Nipah virus: Kerala locks down Sooppikkada village; people, animals evacuated and kept under observation

Nipah, which was first identified during an outbreak in Kampung Sungai Nipah, Malaysia in 1998, is primarily carried by fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family.

Nipah virus leaves Kerala public health officials in state of disarray as casualty figure touches ten in 48 hours
India

Nipah virus leaves Kerala public health officials in state of disarray as casualty figure touches ten in 48 hours

With the casualty figure due to Nipah touching ten within the past 48 hours, Kerala's public health department is in a state of shock and disarray.

Scientists at National Institute of Virology discover new genotype of the Dengue virus
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Scientists at National Institute of Virology discover new genotype of the Dengue virus

Dengue virus comes in different types and each with different flavours. There are four serotypes of dengue virus — DENV-1 to 4.

Zika virus: Maharashta health minister holds review meeting after reports from Gujarat
India

Zika virus: Maharashta health minister holds review meeting after reports from Gujarat

Maharashtra heath minister Dr Deepak Sawant held a review meeting with officials as cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in Gujarat.

Zika virus: Centre asks pregnant women to defer or cancel travel to affected areas
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Zika virus: Centre asks pregnant women to defer or cancel travel to affected areas

Noting that the public needs to be reassured that there is "no cause for undue concern", the ministry said the Central and state governments will take the necessary steps to deal with the virus.