International study released on Nipah

 The Nipah outbreak which struck the state in 2018 and 2019 has once again become a topic of discussion.

published on : 13th November 2020

Panel orders to cut down 4 trees to ‘save’ man from bats

V K Beenakumari, in her order, directed Kallooppara panchayat secretary to cut down the trees within a month and submit a compliance report.

published on : 15th September 2020

Batting for wildlife

When the Nipah virus infection broke out in 2018, electrical engineer Yashpal Rathore, who has been photographing wildlife for 12 years, decided to document bats in the urban landscape.

published on : 7th September 2020

Shailaja teacher was like family, Mullappally didn't even call: Nipah hero Lini's husband

Lini's husband Sajeesh Puthur said that Mullappally, who was the local MP, never once visited the bereaved nurse's family or even called to console them.

published on : 20th June 2020

'COVID queen, Nipah princess': Kerala Congress President stirs row by mocking KK Shailaja

Instead of making the necessary interventions to control the COVID-19 outbreak, the Health Minister was trying to seek fame, alleged KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran

published on : 19th June 2020

Manipal Academy of Higher Education denies ICMR’s charges over Nipah research

Several expressed surprise over how a project could function since 2014 if there were so many loopholes.

published on : 14th February 2020

Coronavirus threat: Nipah-wise, Kerala tourism department handles crisis adeptly

District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) officials in each district got in touch with hotels and homestays on a daily basis to find about the tourist arrival.

published on : 9th February 2020

Amid coronavirus outbreak, experts call for urgent attention to other communicable diseases

The killer nCoV has spread global panic, but it has not entered Karnataka yet. However, there are other communicable diseases in the state which have killed many and need to be tackled

published on : 3rd February 2020

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

Life in Nipah virus-hit areas limps back to normal in Kozhikode

Life is slowly limping back to normalcy in Nipah-virus hit areas in the district, even as awareness campaigns are in full swing to make people aware of the disease.

published on : 27th May 2018

IMA expert panel comes out with report on Nipah virus outbreak

The Indian Medical Association’s six-member expert panel which investigated the Nipah outbreak in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts has come out with a five-page report.

published on : 27th May 2018

A week later, battle against Nipah virus shows signs of hope in Kerala

A week after Nipah virus was confirmed as the villain behind the unknown fever deaths that had gripped Kozhikode, health authorities now seem to have a fair bit of control over the situation.

published on : 27th May 2018

Nipah virus: Kerala Government forms 16-member crisis management team

The committee has been given the responsibility of taking stock of the measures being implemented in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts.

published on : 27th May 2018

Nipah virus: No evidence to establish disease's Malaysia link, say police

Recently, on the basis of some media reports, it was rumoured that Sabith was in Malaysia a month before his death and had returned after he was down with fever.

published on : 26th May 2018

Kerala Tourism industry stabilising after Nipah setback

After an initial setback due to reports on Nipah-related deaths, the Kerala tourism industry seems to be clawing back to normalcy.

published on : 26th May 2018
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