Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicNipah virus

Topic: Nipah virus

China gives us hope why coronavirus won’t be as deadly as SARS in 2003

The outbreak of coronavirus emanating from China’s Wuhan city reminds one of the severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic that had spread around the world.

If Ebola, Zika and Nipah can cross borders, so can technology. That’s where solution lies

A good example of dealing with infectious diseases is how Kerala handled the Nipah outbreak.

As Nipah virus strikes again, here are the symptoms, how it spreads and its fatality rate

Nipah virus is not fatal until it affects the brain, but it has influenza-like symptoms that can quickly intensify and progress into a coma or death.

Kerala heaves sigh of relief as 6 test negative for Nipah virus

Kerala put 314 people under observation after a college student tested positive for the Nipah infection. The patient is currently stable and recovering, Kerala's health minister said.

Nipah virus patient stable, fever subsiding, says Kerala health minister

Kerala urged citizens to not panic and issued a medical bulletin on precautions to take against the spread of the Nipah virus.

Kerala confirms one case of Nipah virus, puts 86 others under observation

The Kerala government said a 23-year-old student tested positive for Nipah but has not been put on any life-support systems.

Reham Khan’s forthcoming autobiography trolled by Imran Khan’s PTI

Here's what's happening across the border: Sophia Naz's article on her mother leads to book deal with Indian publisher, and protests erupt after Taliban attacks on PTM

Nurse Lini’s death shows doctors are Gods but nurses mere mortals in India

The nurse is not just a victim of the Nipah virus, but also a horrifying loophole in India’s already crumbling medical system.

Plugged-In: 10 protesters die in police fire, Karnataka gets a new CM, and fuel prices to be cut

Front Page 10 people killed during a protest against a copper smelter unit in Tamil Nadu. Thousands of people turned out in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, as...

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.