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.

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.

PANAJI: Ninety-two people tested positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Goa in the first three months of 2018, translating into one case being detected each day.

A new survey has revealed that not just illiterate but even educated people are not aware about proper use of antibiotics and dangers of antibiotic resistance.

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.

Two major studies released today show that many people with breast and lung cancers may forgo chemotherapy and still live longer, signaling a waning need for what was long seen as the standard of c

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

Despite the many proven interventions and commitments to combat NCDs, progress has been slow and uneven globally. The WHO Independent High-level Commission on NCDs was convened by the WHO Director-General in October 2017 to advise him on how countries can accelerate progress. The Commission’s report includes six key recommendations.

The much touted river revival initiative pushed foward by the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat appears to have had little impact considering recent findings regarding the level of toxic chemica

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