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Exclusive: Nipah virus has been contained, says Kerala health secretary

Updated : May 29, 2018 01:09 PM IST

The outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus has claimed at least 13 deaths in Kerala, which boasts the best healthcare system in India.
The ‘newness’ of Nipah — it was first identified in 1999, according to the World Health Organization.
Despite these challenges, the Kerala government has successfully managed to contain the virus, said health secretary Rajeev Sadanandan.
Exclusive: Nipah virus has been contained, says Kerala health secretary

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