February 09, 2020 7:20 am
With India reporting three positive cases of the novel coronavirus, all in Kerala, The Sunday Express on how the state is leaning back on its Nipah experience to tackle the latest outbreak. Over 4,000 km away, in China’s Hubei and nearby provinces, life in lockdown is a series of do’s and don’ts.
December 06, 2019 5:36 pm
The award presented by President Ram Nath Kovind was handed over the award to Lini’s husband Sajeesh Puthur during the award ceremony held in Delhi.
September 12, 2019 10:45 am
Abu’s film, Virus is brilliantly crafted and feels astonishingly economical for the sheer breadth of the trajectory it encompasses: the eruption of the medical epidemic in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts of Kerala , and its eradication.
August 17, 2019 11:06 am
In his talk on efforts of ICMR in containment of Nipah virus outbreak, Dr R R Gangakhedkar, head of the Epidemiology division, admitted that the episode was a learning experience on their preparedness.
June 28, 2019 9:33 pm
The study, which was published on Friday in the PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases journal, aims to identify bat species with the potential to host the virus amid the occurrence of the outbreak, twice in two years, in Kerala.
June 13, 2019 8:59 am
The Nipah virus is zoonotic — it spreads primarily between animals and humans — and fruit bats are known to spread it.
June 10, 2019 7:13 pm
At present, the names of 329 people continue to be on the contact list of the state's health department, out of which 52 are in the 'high risk' category.
June 09, 2019 9:14 pm
All healthcare facilities have been asked to ensure high index of suspicion in cases with similar symptoms and also ensure availability of isolation and emergency management facilities before referral.
June 08, 2019 9:37 am
State steps up preparedness levels, issues circular to remain alert over unusual mortality in pigs
June 07, 2019 7:24 pm
Vardhan, who is regularly reviewing the public health measures put in place in Kerala, assured her of all support from the Centre.