Latest from nipah virus
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.
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.
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.
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.
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Kerala health minister Veena George said that of the total number of samples collected during the contact-tracing process of the Nipah virus victim in the state, 30 people have tested negative so far.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi