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Nipah outbreak: Indepth study put on back burner

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.

published on : 30th December 2018

Nipah virus could strike again in India, warn experts

An outbreak of Nipah killed 17 people in Kerala in May-June this year, and was traced to fruit bats.

published on : 29th December 2018

2018 flashback: When Kerala vanquished the Nipah virus

Containment of Nipah virus was definitely a success story for the state Health Department which worked strenuously during those days.

published on : 28th December 2018

A look back at the first quarter of 2018 in Kerala

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:

published on : 27th December 2018

Kerala Health Department sounds warning against Nipah virus

The Nipah virus transmission that occurred in the state during May-June had claimed 21 lives,  including suspected cases.

published on : 30th November 2018

Nipah Virus:‘Sudha probably contracted from index case’

The report was prepared after analysing the clinical picture of 10 cases admitted and treated in the MCH.

published on : 26th November 2018

Nipah article by Kerala Health Secretary: ‘There is no mix-up in the figures’

The BMJ and TJID published the articles in September and October, respectively.

published on : 25th November 2018

Kerala Health Secretary articles on Nipah put government in a spot

The government, however, maintained its figures were based on lab-confirmed reports and ruled out any mix-up.

published on : 25th November 2018

With a stellar cast, Aashiq Abu to bring 'Virus' next summer

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.

published on : 4th September 2018

After Nipah, West Nile fear grips Kozhikode

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. 

published on : 19th August 2018

Some countries suspended imports from Kerala due to NIPAH virus: Centre

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.

published on : 30th July 2018

Advanced virology institute to be set up in Thiruvananthapuram by January

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan convened a meeting of senior officials to review the progress of the construction of the institute.

published on : 28th July 2018

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.

published on : 24th July 2018

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.

published on : 8th July 2018

Kozhikode, Malappuram declared Nipah-free

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.

published on : 2nd July 2018
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