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Kerala: Nipah virus death toll rises to 16, minister warns of possible 2nd outbreak

As precautionary measure, nurses and 4 doctors of hospital where two patients died, has been asked to go on leave.

02 Jun 2018 9:50 AM

Amid fears of second Nipah outbreak, Kerala steps up vigil, PSC exams postponed

Staffers of a taluk hospital at Balussery have been asked to go on leave as a precautionary measure.

01 Jun 2018 9:22 PM

Nipah virus: Take precaution while consuming mangoes, says Delhi govt

The Delhi government has asked also people to 'stop consumption of raw date palm sap'.

01 Jun 2018 11:44 AM

Government issues advisory over Nipah, says virus localised

Meanwhile, the death toll due to Nipah virus in Kerala rose to 16 on Thursday.

01 Jun 2018 5:03 AM

Soldier from Kerala dies, Nipah virus suspected

This is the first time anyone suffering from the symptoms of the disease died in the state.

31 May 2018 6:21 AM


Soldier from Kerala dies in Kolkata of suspected Nipah virus infection

Seenu Prasad was from Kerala and was posted at Fort William. He died on Sunday and was cremated the next day.

30 May 2018 4:16 PM

Kerala man with symptoms of Nipah under observation in Goa hospital

Blood samples of the patient were sent for testing to the National Institute of Virology in Pune.

29 May 2018 9:53 AM

Nipah Virus: Action if hospital staff denied ride

Perambra is the epicentre of the virus outbreak, which has claimed 12 lives in the state so far.

28 May 2018 12:54 AM

Beware of the Nipah virus

It’s a relatively new epidemic caused by Nipah virus commonly hosted by fruit-eating bats.

28 May 2018 12:17 AM

Nipah virus hits Kerala tourism, tourists cancel bookings

The deadly virus has claimed 11 lives so far and reportedly affected some more people.

25 May 2018 9:37 PM


Gorakhpur vulnerable to virus, say doctors

The head of the microbiology department, Prof. T.N. Dhole, said that it will be the first collaborative study to be taken up on Nipah in the country.

25 May 2018 2:21 AM

Nipah: Dead bats found in Himachal, sent for inquiry

Minister says virus ‘localised’, asks people not to panic.

25 May 2018 2:21 AM

Nipah is deadly, stay alert

To dismiss it as a local phenomenon, as officials with an eye on Kerala tourism termed it, is dangerous.

25 May 2018 2:19 AM

Fourth member of family treated by Kerala nurse Lini dies of Nipah virus

61-yr-old V Moosa, died on Thursday in the same Kozhikode hospital in which his two sons and a sister-in-law died last week.

24 May 2018 6:31 PM

‘Protective gears unavailable’

Health minister says, equipments will take some time to reach.

24 May 2018 4:34 AM


Nipah virus: Advisory against travel to 4 Kerala districts

The government has also called for an all-party meeting at Kozhikode on May 25 to disucss the issue.

24 May 2018 2:10 AM

Govt job for Kerala nurse Lini's husband, Rs 10 lakh each for her children

Lini Puthussery, a nurse at the Perambara hospital, died on Monday after getting exposed to deadly Nipah virus while treating patients.

23 May 2018 4:53 PM

Dr Kafeel Khan, Gorakhphur tragedy accused, offers help in Nipah-hit Kerala

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said the government was happy to welcome doctors like Khan to work in the state.

23 May 2018 10:52 AM

Nipah virus outbreak linked to Kerala well with 'many bats'

Nipah Virus: Officials have tied initial deaths to 'many bats' in a well in Kerala from which the victims drew water, the government said.

23 May 2018 9:42 AM

10 die in India outbreak of brain-damaging virus, spurring rush to hospitals

The rare virus is spread by fruit bats.

23 May 2018 9:38 AM