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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…

Earthquake in Sikkim | News of Earthquakes in North India

Strong earthquakes have been reported in the North Eastern states of India. The earth quake prone states include Assam and Sikkim manily. The sudden tremors struck these states at the time of 6.30 pm in the evening. The ricter scale recorde 6.8. The intensity of the earthquakes is very high. A city in Sikkim, Mangan is the source centre of the earth quake which struck few north Indian States and North Eastern states very recently. Mangan is situated 64 kilo metres from the capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok.
11 deaths is reported so far. The earth quake destroyed many buildings and properties. There are reports which says that many people are still trapped in those destroyed buildings. The transport  facilities are under obstruction. Electricity is also obstructed due to the destruction of many buildings. Ricter scale recorded 4.8 in the first tremor. Earth quake struck two times after that succeeding the first one.
Prime Minister of India, Dr.Manmohan Singh called Sikkim Chief Minister …