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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…

How to Watch Thrissur Pooram 2013 Live

Thrisssur Pooram is one of the biggest festivals in Kerala. Thrisssur Pooram
 Is celebrated every year in Medam (april) month in the Thrissur town. The  Pooram continues for 36 hours. It attracts a lot of people from different places in India as well as other nations. Thrisssur Pooram
 Is hosted by two temples – Paramekkavu and Thiruvampadi. Famous ‘Thekkinkadu maidhanam’ is the spot where pooram is held.

History behind Thrisssur Pooram
It is believed that every year the gods in the two temples ‘ Paramekkavu and Thiruvampadi’ meets together for one day. This day is celebrated by the believers as a holy festival. The Pooram starts early in the morning at the time of Kanimangalam sasthavu ezhunnellipu. Thrissur pooram was started in 1798 by Sakthan Thampuran or Raja Rama Varma. He was the ruler of Cochin. This was a major breakthrough in the culture of Kerala. Common man got access to these festivals who were denied passage to temples at that time.


Attractions of Thrissur pooram
Elephants are…