Nipah virus: Rajasthan govt issues advisory, asks people not to travel to affected parts of Kerala: In the wake of a numerous demised reported in Kerala because of the Nipah virus, the Rajasthan government on Saturday issued an advisory, where the state government asks people not to travel to affected parts of Kerala as well as for the officially maintain caution.
Presiding over a meeting, DB Gupta, the chief secretary, said that Nipah virus has marked its impact in the northern districts of Kerala that is consists of the Kozhikode and Mallapuram, and so people should avoid traveling in these places of the state.
In the state of Kerala, it was decided by all medical officials, will be kept updated on the information regarding the Nipah virus via video conferencing.
However, there has been not a single case of Nipah virus registered in the state till date, but health department needs to remain extra cautious on this issue, Gupta added further.
He also asked officials to give correct information to people and to make sure that they remain extra alert.
Veenu Gupta, the Additional chief secretary, Medical, and Health, said that all joint directors and chief medical officers have been directed in order to take special measures in this regard which is consists of the setting up rapid response teams in the districts, but also requested people that they should not panic.
If there are people who have returned from the places where the infection was reported then they are suffering from fever or a headache, they should contact nearby hospitals, she said.
VK Mathur, the Public health director, said that Nipah virus spreads to humans post direct contact with infected bats or pigs or even humans.
This is the symptoms of the disease, Nipah virus, which are consists of the headaches, fever, body-ache, cough, problems in breathing, vomiting, diarrhea, laziness, and others.