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All you need to know about Nipah Virus (NiV)

Kerala has been reporting the death of people due to some unknown viral attack since 2-3 weeks. As per the National Institute of Virology, Pune, they were caused by Nipah Virus (NiV). 

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nipah Virus is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes a severe disease in both animals and humans. It is not an airborne transmission infection; it can only affect those who come in direct contact with contaminated bodies. Continue reading “All you need to know about Nipah Virus (NiV)”