Saudi Arabia has banned imports of frozen and processed fruit and vegetable from Kerala in the wake of the outbreak of Nipah virus (NiV) in the state.

The outbreak in Kerala has become a serious political issue with opposition alleging the ruling CPI government of failing to control the situation.

PUNE: Scientists at the National Institute of Virology (NIV) have confirmed the efficacy of Ribavirin in reducing the viral load in people infected with Nipah virus, which has claimed at least 16 l

Lini Puthussery passed away after coming in direct contact with one of the first victim of the Nipah virus outbreak that has so far claimed 16 lives in northern Kerala.

Huge population living in the vicinity of Udhampur-Chenani and Nashri-Ramban-Banihal stretches of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is suffering from chest and lung diseases as the ongoing wideni

Samples of fruit bats and a rabbit collected from Soopikkada in Perambra, where the first cases of Nipah infection were reported, have also tested negative for the virus.

MANGALURU: Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, that is closely monitoring the outbreak of the Nipah virus (NiV) in Kerala, has confirmed that the si

Bacteria that cause infections in humans can develop or acquire resistance to antibiotics commonly used against them. Antimicrobial resistance (in bacteria and other microbes) causes significant morbidity worldwide, and some estimates indicate the attributable mortality could reach up to 10 million by 2050. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria is believed to develop largely under the selective pressure of antibiotic use; however, other factors may contribute to population level increases in antibiotic resistance.

Triclosan, an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent, found to have adverse effects on gut health

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Amid the wild fire raging in the forests area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district for the past three days, Locals in are complaining of being exposed to a number of

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