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Kerala government issues alert before Nipah virus season
eMediNexus,  02 December 2018
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An alert about the possible outbreak of Nipah virus has been sounded by the Kerala government to all District Medical Officers in the state. The notice was issued keeping in mind the seasonal outbreak of the virus in South Asia. The transmission season begins in December and could go till June. In May this year, 17 people died in Kerala due to this.

Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rajeev Sadanandan, who signed the order, has

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