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After Covid-19, Nipah Infection Makes a Comeback in Kerala

WebdeskSep 05, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

After Covid-19, Nipah Infection Makes a Comeback in Kerala

A 12-year-old boy died in Kerala’s Kozhikode today (September 5) of Nipah infection. More than 30 are under observation.

 
After Covid-19, its Nipah infection which is causing worry in Kerala. A 12-year-old boy, who was admitted in a hospital on September 1, died today (September 5) morning. 

His samples were sent to the National Institute of Virology’s lab and tested positive for Nipah.  

All his contacts have been quarantined and have been kept under observation. Those who treated him in the hospital have also been quarantined. 

“An action plan has been prepared, we have the experience of 2018 in front of us. There’s no cause for uncertainty, we had a late-night meeting with the health minister and we have discussed everything that needs to be done” The Indian Express quoted the Kerala Tourism Minister PA Muhammad Riyas, who is also an MLA from Kozhikode district. 

There is no known cure or vaccine for Nipah infection and the fatality rate is above 80 percent.

“No need to panic. But high vigil is the need of the hour. I am also leaving for Kozhikode. We have a Nipah protocol and we will go by this”, Hindustan Times quoted the Kerala health Minister Veena George.  

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