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The Langya henipavirus belongs to the same family of viruses, including Nipah, which is known to kill up to three quarters of humans in severe cases.
To contain the Nipah virus from spreading, the Kerala health minister said that a total of 115 samples were tested within six days in the special laboratory set up at the Kozhikode Medical College.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 08:30 AM IST
Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
On September 7, the Karnataka government had directed administrations of districts bordering Kerala to strengthen surveillance and preparedness after the first confirmed case of Nipah virus was reported in the state.
Published on Sep 12, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
“7 more samples of people in isolation (for possible cases of Nipah virus) at Kozhikode Medical College turned negative today. A total of 68 samples tested negative," Veena George said.
Published on Sep 09, 2021 08:13 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
“Regarding Nipah virus, I have given directions to the Health Secretary and experts. I will get a report on its behaviour in Kerala and its impact on us by this evening, following which necessary action will be taken,” CM Basavaraj Bommai said.
Published on Sep 09, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi