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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…

Malayalam Film Karma Code in Kan film festival

Karma Code is a short film directed by a group of youngsters from kerala. It conveys the idea that the ability to forgive any sin is the greatest revenge any person can do against that sinned person. The film has been selected for the show casing in The Kan Film festival. Karma Code already got many awards for the ideas displayed in the film.
The film is directed by Vinod Bharathan studying in Denmark. Dr. Roni is the actor in this film. His other major films are ‘Traffic’ , ‘Grandmaster’ and ‘Agathan’.  The film only lasts 9.46 minutes. Karma Code is a great learning curve for new generations.  The film also got the award for ‘Zero Budget Film’. The film is shot in the areas of Kochi. Camera man Shyju is also a talented person( Also shot ‘Traffic’ ).