One Nipah Case Reported From Kerala This Year, No Deaths: Harsh Vardhan
Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:19 PM
Only one case of Nipah virus has been reported so far this year from Kerala's Ernakulum district and the patient has been discharged, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan informed the Lok Sabha on Friday. The case was reported in the first week of June, he said. Mr Vardhan said a total of 50 suspects were identified and all of them tested negative for Nipah.
Kerala Minister Says Nipah Scare Over
Saturday, June 15, 2019, 10:38 PM
After one positive case and over 300 suspects, the scare of the second attack of Nipah virus in Kerala is over, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja told the media on Saturday. "Even though the Nipah scare is over and there is no need for complete surveillance, the situation will be under observation till the middle of next month," Shailaja said.