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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…

Train Fever Game Review | Train Simulation Games 2015

Train Fever is a simulation game released in July 2014. Train Fever is basically all about building a rail road empire starting from as early as 1850. The game time spans from 1850 to around 2014. But you can play as long as you want. This is just like the ANNO series or Tropico series. The game starts at year 1850 with one basic train. Of course the first train runs incredibly slow. The speed and capacity of trains increase along the time span as more powerful and spacious trains are unlocked.



                The technological development is nicely portrayed in the game. Electric trains replace coal and diesel powered trains as the game progresses. Electric trains are very fast and cheap. Well of course some trains are very costly to run. The fun of the game is finding the perfect train for the routes. Laying out the tracks and connecting cities through railroads are deeply satisfying. Once the trains on that route makes profits in millions, it is much more rewa…