Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

Nipah which is mainly spread by bats is confirmed to have killed 13 people

In a media statement released on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) also said that it already alerted all points of entry authorities in the UAE to report and quarantine anyone suspected of having been infected by the Nipah virus, also known as NiV. The body of the soldier, Seenu Prasad, who hails from Palakkad district, was not brought to Kerala and the funeral was held in Kolkata.

Earlier, briefing the media, director, health services, Dr R L Saritha said the youth was admitted to the Medical College Hospital on Tuesday.

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So far there is no vaccine against the virus, which was first identified in 1998 at Kampung Sungai Nipah in Malaysia.

Officials said messages have been sent to government and private hospitals to report back to Swastha Bhavan (state health department office) immediately if they come across any suspected case of Nipah virus infection.

Nipah Virus (NiV) infection in humans has a range of clinical presentations, from asymptomatic infection to acute respiratory syndrome and fatal encephalitis, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). She said nine people are under surveillance at the Kozhikode hospital. Doctors have therefore also recommended people to avoid eating fallen fruit or fruits with any signs of bites. "The results will determine if it was Nipah virus", the officer said.

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Kozhikode: One more case of Nipah virus infection has been confirmed in the state.

12 persons have died in the state due to infection.

Nipah virus is primarily spread through infected fruit bats. The people are now left anxious if Nipah virus takes a wide spread and infects more in the coming deaths. "If all fruits were infected then everyone (and not just children or teenagers) would be affected by the virus".

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Kerala has warned people traveling to the state and urged travelers to be extra cautious while visiting Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad and Kannur districts.

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