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Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kozhikode, Kerala, India

On May 5th, 2015, in a village area of Kerala, India, a person named Mohammad Sabith(23) died of fever. He was admitted in the hospital. The Health department of the State of Kerala did not expect what was coming to hit them. Two weeks later, his brother was also seen showing the same symptoms. He too was admitted in the hospital. One of the elder lady in the family also got sick. This time the Health department became alarmed and they took the blood samples of the patients. They did not collect the blood sample of the first patient since they had no clue about the cause behind his death. They send the samples to Department of Virus Reasearch, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. The Health Department did not stop there. They took extreme care in isolating the patients and stopping any chance of spreading this virus.

On May 20th, 2018, the result from Manipal came which showed that the outbreak was nothing but Nipah virus. By this time the death toll has increased. One of the nurse w…

Vijay Kumar from India Wins Silver Medal in London Olympics 2012

The 26 year old army man, Vijay Kumar added pride to both Indian Army as well as the nation itself by winning a Silver medal in the London Olympics 2012. It was a tight competition and the best came out winning. Vijay Kumar faced 5 other top marksmen in the world to clinch this pride moment. The 25 meter Rapid Fire Pistol event saw the unsung hero winning a silver medal. There were no high expectations from this event.
There were six top shooters in the world for the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event. It included world champion Alexei Klimov of Russia. Unfortunately he didn’t got any medal. Then there was Ding Feng and Zhang Jian  from China and Christain Reitz from Germany. Vijay Kumar is the second medal winner from India after Gagan Narang. Gagan Narang got a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.
Vijay Kumar in the Army…He belongs to the 16th Dogra regiment in the Indian Army. He is an army Subedar.