Nipah outbreak

Kerala needs to strengthen monitoring against diseases like Nipah, Covid

State machinery is in reactive mode when there is an outbreak, active disease surveillance mechanism need of hour, say experts

published on : 9th September 2021

Kerala: 20 more Nipah suspects test negative, 10 others shifted to hospital

Among the new 20 results, 15 were tested at the National Institute of Virology, Pune, and the rest at the newly set up point of care lab at Kozhikode medical college hospital. 

published on : 8th September 2021

Big relief for Kerala health authorities as samples of ten Nipah suspects test negative

Among the high-risk contacts, 31 are from Kozhikode district, three from Kannur, four from Wayanad, and one each from Ernakulam, Malappuram, and Palakkad.

published on : 7th September 2021

Nipah victim's mother, five others develop minor symptoms of virus

63 more have been added to the primary contact list taking the total to 251. Among these, 32 are classified as high-risk and have been shifted to Nipah block of Kozhikode medical college hospital.

published on : 6th September 2021

Kerala: Two health workers develop Nipah symptoms; 188 in contact list of deceased

Speaking after a top-level meeting on Sunday, state health minister Veena George said that one of the health workers is from Kozhikode medical college hospital and the other from a private hospital.

published on : 5th September 2021

12-year-old who recovered from Covid dies of Nipah in Kozhikode

Arrangements have been made to set up a special Nipah ward at Kozhikode Medical College Hospital (KMCH).

published on : 5th September 2021

Suspected Nipah virus case in Kerala's Kozhikode, 13-year-old boy hospitalised

The health department is yet to confirm the outbreak officially. Sources said the announcement can be expected on Sunday, after getting confirmation from the union ministry of health.

published on : 5th September 2021

Nipah outbreak: Kerala government announces Rs 10 lakh ex gratia for nurse Lini's children

The state cabinet, which met here on Wednesday, also decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the families of Nipoh victims.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Nipah Virus: Kerala Governor appeals public not to panic

Governor P Sathasivam has appealed to the people not to panic over rumours being circulated over Nipah virus.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Nipah virus outbreak claims two more lives in Kerala's Kozhikode, death toll reaches ten

State Health Minister K K Shailaja told reporters that health department is still confident that they can battle the disease successfully.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan vows to serve in Nipah-hit Kozhikode, reaches out to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Extending his wish to serve at Calicut Medical College Hospital, Khan, a paediatrician from Gorakhpur, has reached out to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan via Facebook.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Nipah virus Explainer: All you need to know about the deadly viral disease

Here is all you need to know about the viral outbreak that has claimed several lives so far in Kerala.

published on : 22nd May 2018