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Nipah under control, screening will continue till June 30: Kerala health minister K K Shailaja

Nipah under control, screening will continue till June 30: Kerala health minister K K Shailaja

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The high level meeting convened by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan decided to continue the screening for Nipah virus till June 30. The meeting was attended by the chief secretary, director general of police and officials from health and other departments. Health minister K K Shailaja joined the meeting through video conferencing from Kozhikode. The health minister said that […]

Nipah Virus: Everything about the virus that’s taking lives in Kerala!

Nipah Virus: Everything about the virus that’s taking lives in Kerala!

Kerala has been on high alert due to mysterious deaths of eight people because of an unidentified viral attack. Out of these, three were reported to be caused by Nipah Virus(NiV). As per the National Institute of Virology, Pune, Nipah Virus is the sole cause of these three deaths. Rajiv Sadanandan, Kerala‚Äôs health secretary, has assured that the government […]