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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…

Tintu Luka Athlete from Kerala

Tintu Luka was born in 26th april 1989. Her native place is in Valathode in Kannur which is in Kerala, India. Tintu Luka’s main event is 800 meter running. Tintu Luka is trained at the Usha School of Athletics, Koyilandy, Kerala under the coaching of P.T Usha. Tintu Luka got the bronze medal in the 2010 Asian Games which was held in Guangzhou.


She also got a silver medal in the 800m race in the Asian Junior Athletics Championship which was held in Jakarta. Tintu Luka is now qualified for the Semi Finals in the London Olympics 2012. In the third heats in the London Olympics for the event 800m she timed 2 : 01 : 75 seconds and finished third. It was a narrow finish just clipping the Morocco star Malika Akkaoui.