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The World Health Organization (WHO) had earlier come out with the warning research was needed to better understand the ecology of bats and transmission of NiV in the state.
An outbreak of Nipah killed 17 people in Kerala in May-June this year, and was traced to fruit bats.
Containment of Nipah virus was definitely a success story for the state Health Department which worked strenuously during those days.
The first quarter (January-March) was relatively quiet — calm before the storm — Nipah, the devastating floods and the Sabarimala issues were to dominate the news in the ensuing months, now we know:
The Nipah virus transmission that occurred in the state during May-June had claimed 21 lives, including suspected cases.
The report was prepared after analysing the clinical picture of 10 cases admitted and treated in the MCH.
The BMJ and TJID published the articles in September and October, respectively.
The government, however, maintained its figures were based on lab-confirmed reports and ruled out any mix-up.
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.
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 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.