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Nipah virus in Kerala: Test results of close contacts of boy who died revealed
Published on Sep 07, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Kerala Health Minister Veena George gave an update on the samples of those who came in close contact with the 12-year-old child who succumbed to Nipah virus. She further informed that the testing lab at Government Medical College Hospital, Kozhikode will also start testing samples. "All 24 samples of eight persons sent to National Institute of Virology, Pune were found negative (for Nipah virus). We are testing more samples. We have started field surveillance and will begin house-to-house surveillance in containment zones today," she said. Watch the full video for more.