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Nipah virus: Sample of 7th person suspected to be infected tests negative

The government had on Thursday announced that samples of six people, including three nursing staff, who had initially attended on a college student infected with Nipah virus, had tested negative.

Jun 07, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

How Nipah infection is different from swine flu, bird flu

Doctors say that the symptoms of Nipah infection, swine flu and bird flu are similar, but there are also differences in how the diseases impact people and also in their treatment.
 

Jun 06, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Six patients test negative for Nipah in Kerala

The patients were suffering from fever and had been in direct contact with a youth who had tested positive for Nipah virus previously.

Jun 06, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

All you need to know about the Nipah virus

In infected people, it causes a range of illnesses from asymptomatic (subclinical) infection to acute respiratory illness and fatal encephalitis.

Jun 06, 2019, 07:11 AM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 04th June, 2019

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Jun 04, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Kerala government in constant contact with health ministry after Nipah virus confirmation: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Vijayan said the news of confirmation should not be a reason for panic as the health network is ready to rise up to the challenge.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

Kerala govt takes precautions as Kochi student suspected to have Nipah virus

The 23-year-old college student, who has been admitted to a private hospital in Kochi, is suspected to have been infected with the Nipah virus but final confirmation is awaited from the National Institute of Virology in Pune.

Jun 03, 2019, 21:33 PM IST

Kerala Nipah scare: Results expected Monday later

 Last May, the Nipah (NiV) virus attack took away 12 lives, with 22 positive cases reported from Kozhikode and Malappuram districts that created a huge scare.

Jun 03, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

No Nipah virus case in Kerala, social media report 'baseless', says state govt

Some social media reports which had surfaced said that Nipah virus had been confirmed on a patient admitted to a hospital in Ernakulam district.

Jun 02, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Going beyond call of duty, doctor performs last rites of those killed by Nipah virus

Nipah virus has claimed 17 lives -- 14 in Kozhikode and 3 in neighboring Malappuram since its outbreak last month.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:18 PM IST

Fearing Nipah virus, Saudi Arabia bans products from Kerala

UAE officials announced that 100 tonnes of fruit, vegetables and fresh produce that was to be imported from Kerala was prohibited from entry.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Kerala MLA wears mask, gloves to Assembly, demands better fight against Nipah virus

Opposition MLA Parakkal Abdulla, of the United Democratic Front, triggered a war of words between the ruling LDF and opposition UDF members by walking the floor with mask and gloves.

Jun 05, 2018, 08:51 AM IST

Death toll from Nipah virus rose to 15 in Kerala

The outbreak of the Nipah virus infection, a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans, is suspected to be from an unused well in Perambra which was infested with bats.

May 31, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

Seenu Prasad, the soldier who is the latest victim suspected to have fallen prey to the deadly Nipah Virus infection, hailed from Kerala.

May 30, 2018, 16:38 PM IST

Nipah virus claims another life in Kerala, 9 others under observation

As many as nine others have been admitted to Kozhikodu Medical College with suspected Nipah infection. Kerala Health minister K K Shailaja said that at least 175 people are being monitored by the authorities.
 

May 27, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Health Ministry issues advisory over Nipah virus outbreak

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has advised the public to avoid consuming raw date palm sap or toddy, half-eaten fruits from the ground and refrain from entering into abandoned wells and eat only washed fruits.

May 25, 2018, 00:06 AM IST

Nipah virus: AIIMS team camps in Kerala, Health Minister calls for calm

With 10 deaths reported from Kerala and two more being suspected as cases being related to Nipah virus, Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday said that all measures are being taken to contain the epidemic.

May 23, 2018, 07:44 AM IST

Nipah virus claims 2 more lives in Kerala, 8 people kept under observation

Two more persons died due to Nipah virus contamination in Kerala on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths due to the rare virus to five. The deaths have been reported from Kozhikode medical college and hospital in Kerala. The deceased were being treated in isolation ward.

May 22, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

Authorities fear Nipah virus may spread to Goa and Mumbai; hospitals on alert

The Goa health department is constantly in touch with the Kerala government to ascertain the impact and spread of the rare and deadly Nipah virus.

May 22, 2018, 09:13 AM IST

Nipah outbreak in Kerala claims 3 lives; 8 under observation

The outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala has so far claimed three lives.

May 22, 2018, 01:01 AM IST