Tag: Nipah

Soldier dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

  Kolkata: After Kerala, a suspected case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kolkata where a soldier has died. Seenu Prasad, who hails from Kerala and posted at the Eastern Command headquarters Fort William, was admitted to the Command Hospital here on May 20 and passed away on May 25, a Defence spokesperson […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Homeopathists claim of having medicines to treat 'Nipah' virus

Kozhikode: The Indian Homeopathic Medical Association’s Kerala unit has claimed of having the medicines to treat the Nipah virus. B. Unnikrishnan, an Association official, said homeopathy has the appropriate medicines for all types of fever and hence they should be allowed to treat the infected patients. The Association has requested the state Health Minister K.K. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kerala youth tests positive for Nipah: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister K.K.Shailaja on Tuesday confirmed that the youth being treated near Kochi has tested positive for Nipah virus (NiV). The test was confirmed by the Pune based National Institute of Virology. She also assured that elaborate arrangements have been made to tackle the emergency and there was no need for panic. The […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Probe on if Kerala Nipah patient got it after eating guava

Thiruvananthapuram: A central team of medical professionals is looking into whether the only confirmed patient of Nipah in Kerala got it after eating guava, though the office of the state Health Minister has expressed ignorance about it. The medical team decided to investigate the cause of the virus after the patient — a young student […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021