Nipah Virus confirmed in Kerala: All about prevention, symptoms and treatment

Direct contact with infected pigs, other infected animals, or through contaminated fruits (half-eaten fruits left by fruit bats), and even direct contact with sick persons have been cited as the underlying cause of outbreaks. Nipah virus (NiV) was first documented in 1998 and is thought to be spread by fruit-eating bats and presents with a range of symptoms The Health Department of Kerala on Monday confirmed the presence of Nipah Virus in the state and as the authorities concerned are taking measures to identify individuals who have been affected and…

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