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New ‘Langya’ virus hits China as 35 people found infected: How deadly is it?

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.

None of the Langya virus cases have so far resulted in fatality and most are mild, with patients suffering from flu-like symptoms. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
None of the Langya virus cases have so far resulted in fatality and most are mild, with patients suffering from flu-like symptoms. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg
Updated on Aug 10, 2022 07:06 AM IST
By | Written by Sharangee Dutta

Nipah virus in Kerala: 17 more samples test negative, hunt on to find source

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.

Nipah virus claimed a 12-year-old boy on September 5 in Kerala. (AP File Photo)
Nipah virus claimed a 12-year-old boy on September 5 in Kerala. (AP File Photo)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 08:30 AM IST
By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Nipah outbreak: Karnataka to keep close eye on arrivals from Kerala

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.

Kerala has so far reported 68 cases of Nipah virus. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Kerala has so far reported 68 cases of Nipah virus. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Sep 12, 2021 05:40 PM IST
By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

68 primary contacts free of Nipah as 7 more samples turn negative in Kerala

“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.

Veena George said that no “unnatural fever or death” were found after a house to house survey in Chathamangalam. In picture - Health worker directs people to an isolation centre in Kozhikode Medical College.(PTI)
Veena George said that no “unnatural fever or death” were found after a house to house survey in Chathamangalam. In picture - Health worker directs people to an isolation centre in Kozhikode Medical College.(PTI)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 08:13 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Karnataka CM to review Nipah virus impact today, ‘necessary action' to follow

“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.

Basavaraj Bommai instructed the health officials to strengthen their measures against the Nipah virus after the infection was reported in Kerala.
Basavaraj Bommai instructed the health officials to strengthen their measures against the Nipah virus after the infection was reported in Kerala.
Published on Sep 09, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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