Battling Coronavirus: How Kerala draws lessons from the 2018 Nipah outbreak | In Focus podcast

Updated - February 17, 2020 03:16 pm IST

Published - February 10, 2020 08:22 pm IST

The 2018 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala claimed 17 lives but also resulted in the State setting up a sophisticated surveillance and detection system to contain future outbreaks. In this episode, a top virologist who led the battle to contain the Nipah outbreak, speaks of the steps that Kerala can now take in containing the Novel Coronavirus, the what is yet to be learnt about the new outbreak and the lessons that other States can take.

Guest: Dr. G Arunkumar , Director, Manipal Institute of Virology

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