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Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained

Sep 18, 2021 Thufail PT

A discipline earned while tackling Covid-19 may have saved Kerala from a wide outbreak of Nipah. Despite thin resources, the state health machinery kicked in to put checks in place. The outbreak, most probably spiraled out of bat-bitten Rambutan fruits.

Kerala Nipah Outbreak: 17 More Samples Test Negative

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Currently, the samples of 140 close contacts have tested negative,' Kerala Health Minister Veena George said.


Kerala Nipah Outbreak: 46 Test Negative So Far, Says Health Minister

Trained volunteers inspected 4,995 homes in the areas under containment and 27,536 people were examined, of whom 44 were found to have mild fever-like symptoms.

Nipah Virus: Samples Of 30 Symptomatic Persons In Kerala Turn Negative

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Samples of 21 others have been sent for testing and the results of the same are awaited.


Kerala: 12-Year-Old Boy Dies Due To Nipah Virus Infection, Central Team Rushed To State

The boy's samples sent to the Pune National Institute of Virology confirmed the presence of Nipah virus.

03 September, 2021

Kerala Facing Major Shortage Of Covishield Vaccine: Health Minister

Outlook Web Desk

The districts- Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur- are facing the shortage and only 1.4 lakh doses are remaining in the state's reserve, she Kerala Health Minister Veena George


04 August, 2021

Kerala Relaxes COVID-19 Curbs, Asks People To Maintain Caution

Outlook Web Desk

The state’s health minister said shops would remain open, while curbs would be relaxed on August 15 and 22, considering the Independence Day and the Onam festival.


31 July, 2021

Covid Restrictions To Be Increased In Micro-Containment Zones, Need More Vaccines: Kerala CM

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, Kerala health minister Veena George said that the state’s Covid-19 vaccine stock will be depleted by Sunday


25 July, 2021

Explained: Why Kerala's Covid Numbers Have India On Edge Despite High Vaccinations

Outlook Web Desk

Despite the high vaccination statistics, Kerala continues to record high numbers of fresh Covid-19 infections.


15 July, 2021

Zika Virus Outbreak: Five More People Test Positive In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

A cluster of Zika virus disease has been identified within a 3 kilometre radius in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram.


15 July, 2021

No Third Wave In Kerala, Expecting Curve To Come Down In Two Weeks: Health Minister Veena George

Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Veena George also dispelled reports that the state is on the brink of a possible third wave of the pandemic.


13 July, 2021

Zika Virus: Cases Rise To 21 As Two More Test Positive In Kerala

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Health Minister Veena George confirmed the two new infections, urging people to be vigilant amid the rising number of positive Zika virus cases in the state.


03 July, 2021

Kerala To Bring Power Supply To All Anganwadi Centres

Outlook Web Desk

There are 33,115 Anganwadi centres functioning in Kerala. Of them, 2256 centres in various districts are yet to get the power supply.


02 July, 2021

Kerala Health Minister Announces Child Care Training In Advance To Cope With The Third Wave Better

Outlook Web Desk

The three-day long first phase of the programme has commenced at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College S A T hospital.


08 June, 2021

We Have Been Requesting Centre To Change Vaccine Policy: Kerala Health Minister Veena George

Preetha Nair

We asked the Centre to make vaccines free for the age group of 18- 44 years, but they declined: Veena George


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