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Nipah virus outbreak: Karnataka says 'closely monitoring' people arriving from Kerala

Nipah virus outbreak: Karnataka says ‘carefully monitoring’ folks arriving from Kerala | Information

New Delhi: An in depth advisory on precautions to be taken in opposition to the Nipah virus was issued by the Karnataka Well being Commissioner Dr KV Trilok Chandra on Sunday (September 12, 2021). Whereas issuing the advisory Karnataka Well being Commissioner stated that the people who find themselves coming from Kerala can be saved beneath surveillance.
“We’ve got already issued an in depth advisory on precautions to be taken in opposition to the Nipah virus. Superior surveillance measures are already in place in any respect border districts. Individuals coming from Kerala can be beneath surveillance,” he stated. 
Earlier, on September 7, the state authorities issued an advisory to stop the outbreak of the an infection of the Nipah virus in Karnataka and the well being division instructs the district administrations to watch the arrivals from Kerala for signs like fever, altered psychological standing, extreme weak point, headache, respiratory misery, cough, vomiting, muscle ache, convulsion and diarrhoea.
Within the advisory issued earlier, the Karnataka authorities, stating that Human Nipah Virus (NiV) an infection is an rising zoonotic illness, had stated that in India, two outbreaks in people have been reported from West Bengal and neighboring Bangladesh in 2001 and 2007.
Additional, confirmed circumstances and deaths have been additionally reported from Kerala throughout the outbreak in 2018. The well being division additionally added that this virus may also be transmitted from individual to individual and thru contaminated meals.
(With Company inputs)
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