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The government notice comes ahead of the Nipah transmission season which begins from December till June.
Most cases of the virus transmissions happened at the hospitals rather than by bats.
A 42-year-old man has been diagnosed with the highly fatal visceral leishmaniasis. As of now, only one person has exhibited the symptoms.
Seventeen people died due to the Nipah virus in Kerala, out of which 16 were lab-confirmed cases, and no patient tested positive for the infection from other states, Parliament was informed today.
Lini was a nurse at the Perambra EMS Memorial Cooperative Hospital located at Kozhikode district. Nurse Lini had attended to one of the earliest Nipah virus affected patients in Kerala.
The researchers noted that during the study, large colonies of bats were in close proximity to human settlements in Dhubri, Assam and Cooch Behar districts.
The delay in identifying the source happened because the wrong batch of bats was tested in the first round.
The new song 'Bye Bye Nipah' celebrates Kerala's victory over the Nipah virus. But not many are impressed.
After the outbreak of virus the state was kept on high alert, the deadly virus claimed 14 people lives.
However, there are other nations, which needs to be on alert and lookout for symptoms similar to Nipah virus.
According to reports, Dr Khan while speaking to media alleged that his brother had been fired at thrice and was currently admitted in a city hospital.
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Some Malayali employees have also volunteered to get themselves tested for the virus to assure their employers.
Dr R S Gopakumar, Health Officer of Kozhikode corporation handled 12 bodies and supervised the last rites.