Nipah virus

What are the symptoms of Nipah virus and is it contagious?

Each winter, Bangladesh grapples with the spread of Nipah virus owing to consumption of raw date juice. This year, five people out of eight infected with the virus have died so far. The government has also stepped up awareness campaign in this regard.

Nipah Virus: Don’t drink raw date juice

Health experts yesterday advised people to not drink raw date juice, the main source of the Nipah virus in the country, following the recent death of a woman.

Nipah virus death toll rises to 17 in India

Two new cases of the deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus is confirmed in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where another two people were killed by the virus, a health official says.

Nipah virus kills 10 in India

At least ten people die of a disease caused by a virus found in fruit bats in the southern Indian state of Kerala, a senior functionary of the state says.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

What are the symptoms of Nipah virus and is it contagious?

Each winter, Bangladesh grapples with the spread of Nipah virus owing to consumption of raw date juice. This year, five people out of eight infected with the virus have died so far. The government has also stepped up awareness campaign in this regard.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

Nipah Virus: Don’t drink raw date juice

Health experts yesterday advised people to not drink raw date juice, the main source of the Nipah virus in the country, following the recent death of a woman.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Nipah virus death toll rises to 17 in India

Two new cases of the deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus is confirmed in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where another two people were killed by the virus, a health official says.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

Nipah virus kills 10 in India

At least ten people die of a disease caused by a virus found in fruit bats in the southern Indian state of Kerala, a senior functionary of the state says.

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