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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…

Missy Franklin of America claimed Backstroke Victory in London Olympics 2012

Also known as the female Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin wins the backstroke event in the swimming category in the London Olympics 2012. She finished the 100 meters in just 58.33 seconds. She had a tough chance in the event since she finished her 200m freestyle (semi-final) event 10 minutes ago. Even then she finished in a good time. It was no ordinary victory.

There was a great expectation from this young girl and she perfectly fitted according to the situation. She had a little time in changing her swimsuits and managed to cop up with the situation proving that Missy Franklin is a true Olympian. She faced many other great faces in the swimming history. There was Gemma Spofforth who was a former  record  holder in this event in 100ms. There was also Emily Seebohm, a German Australian. She set a record of 58.23 seconds in the heats. It was interesting to note that Missy Franklin never recorded a time that fast.Missy Franklin had six events totally. They include 100m freestyle, 100m back…