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In severe cases, Nipah virus infection can progress to a coma within 24-48 hours and can be fatal. Watch out for these 3 risk factors
Published on Sep 18, 2023 08:38 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi
The state administration has constituted 19 teams and a core team to evaluate the situation every day.
Published on Sep 16, 2023 08:56 PM IST
According to the ICMR DG, India will be procuring 20 more doses of monoclonal antibody from Australia for the treatment of Nipah virus infection.
The Karnataka health ministry advised the public to avoid unnecessary travel to Kerala state, and sought intensified surveillance in border districts.
A review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was also held in the wake of the outbreak of the brain-damaging virus.
Published on Sep 14, 2023 02:04 PM IST