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Nipah virus: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan takes stock of situation in Kerala

A joint team from NIV Pune and Animal Husbandry are investigating bats and other animals in the area for the possible time of transmission of infection, the Health Minister was informed.


Jun 06, 2019, 22:44 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

Central Team to investigate Nipah outbreak in Kerala after one confirmed case

A Control room will be established and NCDC Strategic Health Operations Center (SHOC) has been activated. 

Jun 04, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

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

'5W1H' is a special segment by Zee News which brings to you news with research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 04, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

23-year-old Kerala student infected with Nipah virus, govt asks not to panic

Earlier, blood samples examined at two virology institutes--Manipal Institute of Virology and Kerala Institute of Virology and Infectious Diseases--had indicated Nipah.

Jun 04, 2019, 10:20 AM 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

Nipah Virus Disease: A list of dos and don'ts by Delhi Government

The deadly Nipah Virus, which has claimed at least 16 lives in Kerala's northern districts, is yet to hit the national capital. Informing Delhities about the the kind of virus, the state government issued a list of dos and don'ts. 

Jun 01, 2018, 15:19 PM 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

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

You should look after our children - A message from dying Nipah-affected nurse to her husband

Ten persons have so far lost their lives to the Nipah virus in the northern Kerala districts of Kozhikode and Malappuram.

May 23, 2018, 00:52 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

9 die in Kerala due to high fever; 2 confirmed cases of Nipah virus

Health department of the state has confirmed that two out of the nine deceased were affected with the rare Nipah virus.

May 21, 2018, 09:21 AM IST

Nipah virus claims lives in Kerala: All about the rare, deadly Nipah virus

India has in the past documented human-to-human transmission of the rare Nipah virus.

May 21, 2018, 08:37 AM IST

Kerala health department on high alert after 3 deaths due to rare virus 'Nipah'

A district-level special task force, headed by Kozhikode District collector, has been formed in the wake of the deaths due to due to 'Nipah' virus.

May 20, 2018, 23:42 PM IST