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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…

Nobel Prize Winners 2011 Biology | Nobel Prize awards 2011 Biology

The Nobel Prize Winners for the contributions in Biology for the year 2011 is announced. This year’s award goes to three people. All of them deserves the Nobel Prize award. Their contributions seems to be real significant. The winners of the Nobel Prize Awards for Biology in the year 2011 are Bruce Beautler, Joules Holfman and Ralf Stainman. The awards have been declared from Stockholm.
The three winners will share the award. Their contributions will be significant in the field of immunity of human body. They have been doing researches all the year. Beautler is from America and Holfman from Luxemburg. Stainman is from Canada. Stainman from Canada will get half of the price money while other two will share the other half of the price money. The price money for this award is 14.6 lakh Dollars.
Nobel Prize awards is a great honor to the winners. The Nobel Prize Awards are given to the most significant contributions in the field of science and technology , peace and other social useful co…