In pictures: Nipah’s deadly grip on Kozhikode


The Nipah scenario looks grim for Kerala

On May 22, the death toll due to the Nipah virus outbreak touched 11. Laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of the virus in blood and fluid samples taken from all the victims in Kozhikode.

A team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has arrived to assist the State Health Department. The State government is also considering seeking the help of the World Health Organisation.

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