KOCHI: The Kerala high court on Wednesday lauded the efforts taken by the state government and its health department in tackling Nipah virus outbreak.
At least one person has died of cholera in the central lakeshore district of Salima in Malawi, barely a month after Health Ministry declared the country free of the disease.
The Ministry of Health has issued an alert on disease outbreaks in several counties.
At least 22 people have died of rabies in Mulanje as the government needs K17 million to buy vaccines for dogs and cats.
Mango growers in Karnataka, who were looking to reap a good bounty by exporting their mango crops, are disappointed as the exportg business has been hit due to Nipah virus scare.
Addressing a press conference in Kozhikode district after an all-party meet that discussed the situation post-Nipah, state Health Minister KK Shylaja said the virus has been brought under control a
The annual report of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) presented in Banjul has indicated that maternal death toll is higher than combining that of all other killer diseases in the region.
Nipah outbreak in Kerala: With the last casualty being reported on May 30 and no new cases till now, officials say the virus scare has been averted to a large extent.
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.
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