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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…

World’s Largest Pookalam in Kochi, Kerala 2012

It is a joint effort from Vivel and Malayala Manorama to organize such a big event in the history of Kerala. The program is called Vivel ‘Uyaru Vaanolam’ .  It will be the largest Pookalam in the World. Different artists from all parts of Kerala will be taking part in this great event. The event will be conducted at Ernakulm Ambedkar Stadium, Kerala.
A big shed is already awaiting the biggest event in Kerala. The Pookalam is associated with Onam Celebrations in Kerala. The Pookalam event will start today evening. World’s Largest Pookalam will be inaugurated by film stars Dileep and Mamta Mohandas. The participants were selected from 14 districts in Kerala. There are a total of 500 artists in this Pookalam Event. The Pookalm (Pookkalam) is designed to the very details  and it will be a beautiful design of all time. Stay tuned at for pictures of Uyaru Vaanolam Pookalam contest 2012.