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Nipah Virus (NiV) Infection

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.

Nipah Virus Alert In Karnataka After Death Of 12-Year-Old Boy In Kerala

Authorities in Karnataka have sounded an alert in the district of Dakshina Kannada after a 12-year-old boy succumbed to the disease in Kerala on September 3.

06 September, 2021

What Is Nipah Virus? Symptoms, Treatment And Everything You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

Nipah virus can spread between animals and people. Such a virus is officially known as a zoonotic virus. So, the virus can cause illness among animals and humans alike.

05 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

18 February, 2020

Kerala To Be Coronavirus-Free By March First Week: Health Minister K K Shailaja

Preetha Nair

In an interview with Outlook, Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja talks about how the state had learnt from previous experiences to fight against the epidemic.

06 June, 2019

Karnataka Govt Sounds Alert After Man Infected With Nipah Virus In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

Following the Nipah outbreak report, authorities in Chamarajanagar, Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Shivamogga and Chikkamagaluru districts, have been directed to identify two isolation beds to quarantine suspected human cases.

06 June, 2019

Six Patients Under Observation Suspected Of Nipah Test Negative In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

At present over 300 people from Thrissur, Paravur in Ernakulam district, Thodupuzha in Idukki and in Thiruvananthapuram continue to be under observation

05 June, 2019

Condition Of Nipah Patient Stable, Says Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja

Outlook Web Bureau

Talking to reporters in kochi, Shailaja said samples collected from the five people currently being treated at the isolation ward of Kalamassery Medical College Hospital have been sent to National Institute of Virology in Pune this morning.


04 June, 2019

What Is Nipah Virus? Can It Be Cured?

Outlook Web Bureau

Nipah virus, caused by the fruit bats, or the 'flying foxes' has caused widespread panic with the recent report of a 23 -year old youth having contracted the disease in Ernakulam district of Kerala.

04 June, 2019

23-Year-Old Kerala Man Infected With Nipah, Government Confirms

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala health minister KK Shailaja said that the person from Kochi's Ernakulam tested positive in the results that came from Pune Virology Institute.

03 June, 2019

Kochi Student Suspected To Have Nipah Virus, Kerala Govt Says No Need To Panic

Outlook Web Bureau

The Kerala Health Department has initiated precautionary measures to deal with the possible outbreak of Nipah virus.

30 November, 2018

Kerala Govt Issues Advisory Ahead Of Nipah Virus Season

Outlook Web Bureau

The nipah alert circular, issued by the Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rajeev Sadanandan, also wanted all major government hospitals to have "cough corners."

30 May, 2018

Soldier Dies In Kolkata Of Suspected Nipah, Fluid Samples Sent To Pune Lab For Test

Outlook Web Bureau

Prasad, posted at Fort William in Kolkata, had gone to his hometown in Kerala on a month's leave. He rejoined office on May 13.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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