Nipah Virus in Kerela affected 2 lives; 9 died due to high fever : Well, reports are coming that nine people have died due to the high fever in Kozhikode in Kerala. Sources are saying that the Health Department of the state has announced these deaths and confirmed that two of them were died because of the dangerous rare Nipah virus. Also, they said that the other death’s causes aren’t confirmed yet. We are expecting that they may have died with this same virus.
Overall, according to the Kerala Health Department, samples of the seven patients have been sent for tests to ascertain the cause of the death. Also, the confirmed that as soon as possible they are going to find out the reason of deaths behind those 7 people too. Also, the HD said that a task force has been formed under District Collector UV Jose.
You all should know that this all news is coming out after the death of three members of a family in Kozhikode due to the Nipah virus. Also, the sources are suggesting that the Kerala Health Department has been put on high alert. State Health Minister KK Shylaja on Sunday said the nature of the virus was yet to be ascertained.
She added that “The kind of virus that caused the disease has not been ascertained. Blood and other samples of the deceased have been sent to the National Virology Institute, Pune. The results will be made available in a few days.”
You all may know that a 50-Year-Old Lady died at a private hospital Changarothu in the district on Sunday. Also, her male relatives, aged 25 and 23, died on May 18 and May 5, following her death. Lok Sabha MP and former union minister Mullappally Ramachandran sought the central government’s intervention to contain the outbreak of what he termed was a ‘rare and deadly’ virus in some parts of Kozhikode district.