Kerala Reports Additional Nipah Virus Case, Active Cases Climb to Four

  • Kerala’s Health Minister Veena George confirmed a new Nipah virus case, with active infections reaching four and a total of six cases.
  • Due to the virus outbreak in Kozhikode district, authorities are implementing Covid-like containment zones and identifying high-risk contacts.
  • The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) provided a monoclonal antibody to combat the virus, but its efficacy hasn’t been clinically proven yet.
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