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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…

Indian Cricketer Mansoor Alikhan Pattaudi | Profile of Mansoor Alikhan Pattaudi

The former captain of Indian Cricket team,Mansoor  Alikhan Pattaudi(71) passed away in the evening today. He was in Ganga ram Hospital, Delhi for treatment for several days.  His condition became worse in the morning.  His death is a great loss to the cricket world. Mansoor Alikhan was born in a royal family in Bhopal. His father, Ifthikar Alikhan Pattoudi was also a cricket player. Mansoor Alikhan became the Captain of Indian team at the age of 21. He is also the youngest captain of team India. He played 46 test matches for India. He was the captain of 40 tests out of 46 tests he played. India won the first series test in a foreign soil under his captiancy. It was in 1971 when Indian team defeated New Zealand side in their soil. India played with 3 spinners in that game. It was a great achievement to the nation.
Mansoor Alikhan Pattaudi was the cricket player to give India a new spirit. His batting style was noticed all over the world. He lost his one eye in a car accident. It didn’t …