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16 June, 2018 4:29 PM ‘New campus for MCVR is asset for country’

The Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR), a department of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), which was in the headlines recently for the key role it played on Nipah virus in Kerala, will have a new campus of its own with state-of-the-art facilities for research and diagnosis of viral diseases. At the groundbreaking ceremony here on Friday 32

13 June, 2018 6:52 PM HC hails efforts of medical staff

Bench also appreciates role of Centre, State govt A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court was all praise for the efforts put in by the medical officers, nurses, and other medical staff in containing the Nipah outbreak. The Bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Hrishikesh Roy observed that the medical officers and other medical staff had quickly responded 40

11 June, 2018 2:38 PM Doctors want Nipah in revised MBBS syllabus

CEPI signs agreement for development of vaccine against Nipah The Nipah virus outbreak in Kozhikode district has prompted senior doctors to call for the inclusion of the epidemiology of this rare disease in the revised MBBS syllabus. They pointed out that Nipah, along with other vector-borne diseases, was on the rise in many States, especially Kerala 37

9 June, 2018 12:07 PM Nipah Has Been Contained, No Need To Fear, Says Minister Of State For Health

Nipah virus infection had to 16 deaths. The Health Ministry says that it is not an epidemic. Kolkata: Union Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Choubey, today said that the Nipah virus has been contained and there was no need to run away from Kerala, where several deaths due to the virus have been reported. "There have been no new cases of Nipah reported 51

6 June, 2018 4:21 PM Expert panel to decide ontreatment of survivors

Two Nipah-affected patients are on the path of recovery An expert committee involving senior medical professionals is expected to decide on the future course of treatment and rehabilitation of the two Nipah-affected patients who are on the path of recovery at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kozhikode. Hospital superintendent G. Sajeeth Kumar 37

2 June, 2018 7:05 PM Kannur still on high alert

Tests confirm that death of woman from district not due to Nipah Health Department officials here are on high alert against Nipah virus infection even as tests have confirmed that the death of a woman from the district at the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital on Saturday was not due to Nipah. The woman from Thillankery in the district, identified as U. Roja, 39, had been admitted 34

2 June, 2018 6:16 PM Grama sabha plan dropped

A special grama sabha planned by the Changaroth grama panchayat as part of the Nipah awareness campaign was put on hold on a directive from the Health Department. The panchayat authorities said on Saturday that safety concerns were raised by the public and the Health Department about holding a gathering at a location where the Nipah outbreak claimed 33

2 June, 2018 6:58 AM Interactive graphic: How Nipah virus spread from patient 1 to 18

At around 2 a.m. on May 17 morning, a grievously sick Mohammed Salih, a 28-year-old architect from Kerala’s Perambra town, was rushed by his family to Kozhikode’s Baby Memorial Hospital. The next day, the doctors confirmed it was the first case of nipah virus in the State. In most nipah outbreaks in South Asia so far the virus has displayed a “stuttering 42

30 May, 2018 8:34 PM Nipah Virus Claims Another Life In Kerala's Kozhikode, Toll Rises to 14

The man was undergoing treatment at a private hospital and he had tested positive for the virus. Kozhikode: Another person died of Nipah virus in Kerala's Kozhikode taking the death toll to 14. Madhusudhanan, 55, of Nellikode in Kozhikode district died tonight, according to health department sources. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital 74

30 May, 2018 11:20 AM Nipah virus: UAE bans import of fruits, vegetables from Kerala

United Arab Emirates (UAE) on May 29 banned import of fresh fruits and vegetables from Kerala in the wake of outbreak of Nipah virus (NiV) in the state. The UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) said in a statement that it has banned the imports of fresh vegetables and fruits from Kerala. The ministry said a circular has been issued 60