A dead bat lies on a street, in Bhopal. According to the WHO, Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that can be transmitted from its reservoir (natural wildlife host), the flying foxes (fruit bats), to both animals and humans.
A bat hangs upside down from a branch, in Bhopal. According to the WHO, Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that can be transmitted from its reservoir (natural wildlife host), the flying foxes (fruit bats), to both animals and humans.
A patient (2nd L) from Odisha showing symptoms of Nipah virus being shifted to the isolation ward at Ernakulam Medical College, in Kochi. The Kerala government has urged people not to panic and take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease after a 23-year-old student was on Tuesday confirmed to be infected with the deadly virus.
Health officials at an isolation ward of Ernakulam Medical College in Kochi. Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja confirmed that the 23-year-old college student, who was admitted to a hospital in Kochi, has been infected with the Nipah virus.
Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja and IAS Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla during a press conference to confirm that a 23-year-old college student admitted to a hospital in Kochi had been infected with the Nipah virus, in Kochi.
The fruit eating bat that was caught by the expert group, for the study of the spread of Nipah Virus at Perambra in Kozhikode. These bats were sent to Bhopal for the tests regarding the presence of the virus.
Animal Husbandry department and forest officials collect bats from a well of a house after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus, near Perambra in Kozhikode. The Nipah virus has so far claimed three lives in Kerala while one person is undergoing treatment and 8 others are under observation in Kozhikode district.