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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…

Great Players from Pakistan

The Pakistan team mostly had players of test match standards. Fazal Mahmood had also played for the first Pakistan representative team. But he did not get much attention. In 1951, an MCC team led by Neil Howard came on a tour to Pakistan. Fazal Mahmood guided his team to victory with his leg cutters. The controversial LBW decisions in this match found a mention even in the Wisden magazine, regarded as the Bible of Cricket. It is said that the Pakistani umpires refused at least 30 appeals against the Pakistani batsmen by the MCC bowlers. But without caring for it, Pakistan and its fans celebrated its victory. In the last 25 years, 12 matches between India and Pakistan have ended in a draw. The reason for this is very clear. They don’t want to lose the match at any cost. Great players from Pakistan made a significant change in International Cricket. Imran Khan, Wasim Akram amd Waqar Younis were bowling figures from Pakistan. They contributed many to the international cricket. Reverse sw…