KK Shailaja

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Kerala: Nursing officer admits coronavirus patient died of negligence, suspended

20 Oct 2020

Kerala: Nursing officer admits coronavirus patient died of negligence, suspended

Kerala, once hailed for handling the coronavirus pandemic well, has been jolted after two alleged lapses on the part of the healthcare workers came to the fore.

Kerala: Massive landslide kills five, at least 80 feared trapped

07 Aug 2020

Kerala: Massive landslide kills five, at least 80 feared trapped

Nearly 80 tea estate workers are feared to be trapped after a massive landslide was triggered by heavy torrential rains in Kerala on Friday. Five people have reportedly died.

Coronavirus: How Kerala is 'flattening the curve'

16 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: How Kerala is 'flattening the curve'

Kerala was notably the first Indian state to report a case of coronavirus infection and remained one of the worst-hit regions in the early stages of the outbreak.

Kerala: Elderly couple, aged 93 and 88, recovers from coronavirus

31 Mar 2020

Kerala: Elderly couple, aged 93 and 88, recovers from coronavirus

In a heartening turn of events, an elderly couple, aged 93 and 88, have recovered from the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja informed.

Coronavirus: Kerala in shutdown mode, health-emergency declared in four districts

11 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Kerala in shutdown mode, health-emergency declared in four districts

With 14 people testing positive for coronavirus in Kerala, the state government has declared a health emergency in four districts and imposed several restrictions.

Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

08 Mar 2020

Kerala detects 5 new coronavirus cases; national tally at 39

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Sunday reported five more positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

05 Feb 2020

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

04 Feb 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

After a third person tested positive for the coronavirus, Kerala declared epidemic as a "state calamity" on Monday.

Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Kerala; patient stable

03 Feb 2020

Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Kerala; patient stable

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Monday confirmed that a third person has tested positive for novel coronavirus in the state.

Kerala's first transwoman journalist makes debut with Chandrayaan-2 report

03 Sep 2019

Kerala's first transwoman journalist makes debut with Chandrayaan-2 report

As the Vikram lander separated from the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter on Monday, a 22-year-old journalist from Kerala, Heidi Saadiya, delivered a live report on the moon mission, making history as she did.

West Nile virus takes life of a 7-year-old in Kozhikode

18 Mar 2019

West Nile virus takes life of a 7-year-old in Kozhikode

A seven-year-old boy, Mohamad Shan, who was tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) last week, died today morning.

Kerala: 9 deaths confirmed, 37 more suspected from 'rat fever'

04 Sep 2018

Kerala: 9 deaths confirmed, 37 more suspected from 'rat fever'

Since August 15, nine people have been killed by leptospirosis or rat fever in the flood-ravaged state of Kerala. Among them, five were relief workers.

Kerala floods: 90% of rescue operations completed

20 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: 90% of rescue operations completed

In what can be seen as a silver lining in an otherwise bleak situation, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced a while back that 90% of rescue operations in the state had been completed.

Kerala nurse attending to Nipah-patients dies, death toll reaches 10

22 May 2018

Kerala nurse attending to Nipah-patients dies, death toll reaches 10

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.

According to Kerala teacher, jeans wearing women reproduce transgender kids

04 Apr 2018

According to Kerala teacher, jeans wearing women reproduce transgender kids

Another day, another fight with sexism. A teacher from Kerala has given the most mind-boggling reason behind the birth of transgender kids.