Nipah

Kerala to strengthen disease monitoring cells in medical college hospitals

The strengthening of disease monitoring mechanisms is important since the implication of missing Nipah and Zika cases is that Kerala could potentially become the setting for the next pandemic.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Bats behind latest Nipah outbreak in Kozhikode? Detection of antibodies strengthens link

The Nipah infection resurfaced in the state when Muhammed Hasheem, a 12-year-old boy of Pazhoor village in Chathamangalam panchayat, tested positive and later succumbed to the infection on September 5

published on : 29th September 2021

TN govt's preventive measures kept Zika, Nipah virus at bay: Health Minister

The government has been monitoring the situation by setting up 13 check-posts in Coimbatore district which is close to Kerala on the directives of CM M K Stalin, the minister told reporters.

published on : 19th September 2021

Ecological study of bats must to check Nipah outbreaks in Kerala: Experts

Experts say collection of samples and screening to assess vulnerable bats vital to establish the epidemiological link of virus in state

published on : 18th September 2021

Mangaluru: Microbiologist feared to have contracted Nipah virus, tests negative

The man working with a Goa-based company that manufactures Nipah and Covid test kits had expressed strong suspicion of having contracted Nipah virus

published on : 15th September 2021

Curbs eased in Nipah containment wards in Kozhikode

In the absence of new Nipah cases, the government has decided to ease restrictions in containment wards in Kozhikode.

published on : 15th September 2021

Mangaluru: Test result of Nipah suspect likely on Wednesday

The Nipah virus test result of a 25-year-old microbiologist who has been isolated at the District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru is expected to arrive on Wednesday.

published on : 15th September 2021

Testing kit company employee isolated in Mangaluru over Nipah fear

However, the health authorities maintained that there is nothing to worry as the isolated man is not a 'nipah suspect' and does not have any symptoms of the disease.

published on : 14th September 2021

Nipah scare recedes in Kerala, vigil continues

Meanwhile, efforts to trace the origin of the virus are continuing.

published on : 14th September 2021

Nepal issues alert against possible spread of Nipah virus from India

Early this month, a 12-year-old boy in Kerala succumbed to the infection, the first such incident three years after it wreaked havoc in parts of Kozhikode and Malappuram districts of the state.

published on : 13th September 2021

Nipah: NIV-Pune team returns after sample collection in Kerala

The team was accompanied by veterinary experts from Wayanad forest and district animal husbandry departments.

published on : 13th September 2021

Important to know about Nipah, though no cases in Karnataka: Doctors

With a Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, doctors in Karnataka have started informing their patients on Nipah and its symptoms through emails.

published on : 12th September 2021

Nipah virus: First samples of animals test negative, strict action against fake messages

32 samples included blood and serum of goats, droppings of bats, serum of two bats

published on : 12th September 2021

Nipah outbreak: Tight vigil in Udupi, no cause for worry, say officials

Health authorities in Udupi district have stepped up vigil and asked people to be on alert  owing to the the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala.

published on : 12th September 2021

20 more Nipah suspects test negative in Kerala, more mobile labs set up

Healt h Minister Veena George has said that the test results of 20 more people on the Nipah contact list were also negative.

published on : 11th September 2021
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