Articles about Nipah Virus
Nipah Virus is an infection that was identified in 1999 during an outbreak of respiratory illness in Malaysia and Singapore. It appeared again after people got infected in Bangladesh in 2004. They ate fruits that were already contaminated by infected fruit bats. In May 2018, 18 people died of this infection in Kerala. Its symptoms are fever, headache, drowsiness, disorientation, and mental confusion.
21 Aug 2022Odisha
As India slowly starts to recover from the brutal COVID-19 waves and attempts to understand monkeypox, a new virus is emerging in Kerala.
12 Sep 2021India
To contain the spread of the Nipah virus, the Kerala government is deploying strict vigilance and containment measures in the village where the first Nipah patient died on September 5.
07 Sep 2021Kerala
Kerala heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday as the test results of those who came in close contact with the 12-year-old child who succumbed to Nipah virus infection returned negative.
07 Sep 2021Kerala
A 12-year-old boy died of the Nipah virus at a hospital in Kerala on Sunday, triggering alarm among the authorities and the public.
05 Sep 2021Kerala
Kerala is witnessing a return of the deadly Nipah virus at a time when the state is grappling with a rising tally of COVID-19 infections.
04 Jun 2019Kerala
A 23-year-old male student has been infected by the deadly Nipah virus, the health department of Kerala government confirmed on Tuesday.
30 Nov 2018Kerala
An alert about the possible outbreak of Nipah virus has been sounded by the Kerala government to all District Medical Officers (DMOs) in the state.
30 May 2018Karnataka
The Nipah scare has now entered Karnataka. Three suspected cases have been reported in the last two days in Bengaluru.
29 May 2018West Bengal
As of Sunday the dreaded Nipah virus had claimed its 14th victim in Northern Kerala.
In the wake of the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, the state government has asked travelers to avoid visiting four northern districts of Kerala.
Following the outbreak of Nipah virus in the state of Kerala, the Goa government will instruct its doctors to stay vigilant.
The death of Lini Puthussery, a nurse who died after contracting Nipah from her patients, has left people mourning, particularly her husband and two young children, who couldn't even say goodbye.
22 May 2018Goa
The Goa government today said there was nothing to worry about the Nipah virus in the state, but measures were still being taken to prevent its possible spread.
22 May 2018Tamil Nadu
A nurse taking care of Nipah-infected patients at Perambra Taluk Hospital in Kozhikode has succumbed to the virus, taking the death toll in Kerala to 10 until yesterday.
21 May 2018Kerala
After the Kerala health department confirmed the presence of the Nipah Virus which, so far, has taken 11 lives, efforts are underway to identify all those who have been infected.