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Title: Nipah virus claims 2 more lives in Kerala's Kozhikode; 15 deaths till now
Post by: Anonymous Poster on May 30, 2018    11:31:06 PM

Kerala:  Two more people have died in Kerala of Nipah virus, taking the total number of deaths to 15. Both the cases have been reported from Kozhikode.

The number of confirmed Nipah virus cases has risen to 17 with the National Institute of Virology, Pune, finding its presence in the blood sample of a 28-year-old person from Karassery, the sources said on Wednesday.

A soldier died on Monday in Kolkata of suspected Nipah virus. Seenu Prasad, was from Kerala and was posted at Fort William. He was admitted to hospital on 20 May, seven days after his return from a month's holiday in Kerala.
more: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/nipah-virus-claims-2-more-lives-in-keralas-kozhikode-15-deaths-till-now-1860232 (https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/nipah-virus-claims-2-more-lives-in-keralas-kozhikode-15-deaths-till-now-1860232)