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What is the cause of Nipah?Health department still uncertain?

The health authorities in Kerala are still uncertain of the cause behind the Nipah outbreak in Kozhikode district.The very recent lab test confirmed that the samples,taken from fruit bats tested negative.This is the second test conducted in bats.Earlier,another species of bats were being tested in the lab.The test on these  brown bats, eating wasps, small insects and bees also proved negative.The question in front of the people is -What is the reason behind the NiV outbreak?

The latest lab report on bat fruits came ,today.

Nipah: social security and media alertness;seminar held at Calicut Press Club
Dr G. Arunkumar, head of Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) said that the deadly out break would be controlled within one week.All efforts are being done to meet the goal,he added.He was clearing the doubts in the interaction session held at Press Club,today.



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