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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…

Bangladesh Joining World Cricket

Bangladesh is the tenth and last nation to be granted test status. Before the creation of Pakistan, Bangladesh was known as East Pakistan. Bangladesh has close social and cultural affinity with West Bengal. Their culture, customs, language and dress are more or less similar. The land is fertile but the people are poor. The life of a common man in the village of Bengladesh was miserable. In 1973, East Bengal, that came to be called East Pakistan, became independent after a war with Pakistan. There was lot of blood shed, but eventually their struggle ended in freedom. In 1976-77, an MCC team led by former captain of ESSEX and then the England sector Brian Taylor came on a tour of Bangladesh. This team played four test matches. Three of them ended in a draw but on a matting wicket in Chittagong, Mcc won by an innings. Bangladesh may not have won the match, but the important thing was that 40,000 people turned up to watch the game in 3 days. In the next International competition, Sri Lank…