Monday, 20 August, 2018

Nipah Virus Kills 10, More Than 90 Quarantined

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Nipah, an emerging virus transmitted through animals, is said to have claimed 11 lives in Kerala and is reported to have crossed into the borders of Karnataka as well.

"We've sought the help of private hospitals to tide over the crisis", said the official, U.V. Jose.

The division was now amassing samples of fruit bats from Perambra, the suspected epicentre of the an infection and close by areas, Mohandas stated.

Amidst the news of the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, more than 18 dead bats were discovered on Wednesday in the premises of a government school in Himachal Pradesh's Nahan, triggering a panic among locals. For instance, the 2004 outbreak in Bangladesh happened when the victims consumed raw date palm sap that had also been sipped by infected bats.

Officials say around 94 people have been quarantined inside their homes [and] some nine people are under surveillance in hospitals, an NDTV report said.

"I don't think I will be able to see you again".

"The Cabinet chose to offer Rs 10 lakh each to the two children. Sorry", Puthusheri wrote, according to the Associated Press. She was taken to a private hospital for treatment.The letter read: "Sajeesh Etta, am nearly on the way".

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Transmission of Nipah virus takes place through direct contact with infected bats, pigs or from other NiV-infected people.

The virus has a mortality rate of 75 percent, according to WHO. The symptoms that start appearing five to 14 days after infection include dizziness, headache, fever, nausea, drowsiness and confusion.

Henk Bekedam, WHO's representative to India, said the agency is monitoring the outbreak.

In the ongoing panic caused by the Nipah Virus, Kerala witnessed another tragedy on Monday, when one of three nurses, Lini Puthussery, died after taking care of a patient who contracted the deadly virus.

State health officials today held a meeting with Epidemic Medical Officers (EMOs) to review preparedness to tackle any situation pertaining to the viral outbreak. World Health Organization is in close contact with the teams of experts deployed to the affected areas.

"I think I am nearly on my way", Lini Puthusheri wrote to her husband in a mix of English and Malayalam, the main language in Kerala, a southern state in India. There is no vaccine for either humans or animals, with primary treatment for human cases being intensive supportive care.

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