Nipah outbreak ‘claims ten lives’ as it sweeps southern India carried by BATS

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Nipah outbreak ‘claims ten lives’ as it sweeps southern India carried by BATS

Post  kelee877 on Tue May 22, 2018 4:48 am

The deadly virus caught from eating fallen FRUIT: Nipah outbreak ‘claims ten lives’ as it sweeps southern India carried by BATS

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Post  kelee877 on Tue May 22, 2018 4:51 am

Nipah Virus: All You Need To Know About Nipah Virus And How To Prevent It
Nipah virus infection is a disease which can be transferred to humans from animals.

It can cause severe diseases to both animals and humans.

Explaining some of the symptoms of the infection, he adds, "Nipah virus can cause fever, tiredness and also affect the brain. The virus has high mortality rate and is geographically limited as of now. It is only in Kerala and nearby places."

Ask him about the treatment for the virus and he says that people infected with Nipah virus need supportive care treatment. "There are no anti-viral medicines for this disease. We are still learning about this new virus because its comparatively new and rare virus," he says.

He says that preventive measures against Nipah virus should be staying away from animals and people infected with the virus. "The virus can spread by being exposed to infected animals. A person can get infected with Nipah virus by eating fruits which are exposed to excretion of infected animals. We have reports that people have fruits which have been infected by an infected virus," says Dr Sameer.

https://www.ndtv.com/health/nipah-virus-all-you-need-to-know-about-nipah-virus-and-how-to-prevent-it-1855271
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