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Parvoviruses are extremely small viruses that are generally benign, except in immune-compromised individuals.
Macrophages are immune cells that are supposed to protect the body from infection by viruses and bacteria. Yet Zika virus preferentially infects these cells.
A Dubai-based company called Lensman Studios is bankrolling the project, which is expected to start rolling in Haripad, Alappuzha on October 20.
Titled 'Virus', Aashiq Abu's film boasts of a stellar cast and crew with acting credits including Revathy, Asif Ali, Rima Kallingal, Tovino Thomas, Parvathy, Kalidas Jayaram and Soubin Shahir.
The meeting was attended by SCB administrative officer Kalpataru Behera, emergency officer Dr Bhubananda Maharana and doctors of Pulmonary Medicine Department.
While hospitals in the city are witnessing a rise in number of hand-foot-and-mouth disease cases, the state surveillance unit denied receiving reports of any such cases.
Health minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga travelled to Mangina on Thursday and saw two patients being discharged after they were treated with a new prototype treatment called mAb114.
After Nipah virus outbreak, a suspected case of West Nile fever — a viral disease which is spread through mosquito bite — has been reported in Kozhikode district.
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhary said that there is no general restriction on the fruits and vegetables being exported to Gulf countries from India.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan convened a meeting of senior officials to review the progress of the construction of the institute.
17 deaths due to Nipah virus in Kerala, no patient from other states tested positive: Health Ministry
Samples of 337 patients were tested for the Nipah virus out of which only 18 tested positive, said Minister of State for Health, Anupriya Patel.
The Institute of Human Virology honoured Kerala's Chief and Health Minister for effective control of Nipah virus
Dr Robert Gallo presented awards to the Chief Minister and the Health Minister. He was part of the scientific team that discovered the HIV, along with other scientists in the institute.
The company has launched the drug at a maximum retail price of Rs 17,500 for a bottle of 28 tablets, it added.
The Health Department has declared Kozhikode and Malappuram districts as free of Nipah after no new cases were reported since May 31 and the incubation period of the virus was over on June 30.
Despite their stellar work during the Nipah virus outbreak, the entire Revenue Department team, including Collector, has been sidelined by the Health Department.