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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…

Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2012 | Vallamkali

Nehru Trophy Boat Race is a world famous boat race which is held in the Punnamada Lake situated in the Alappuzha, Kerala, India. ‘ Vallamkali ‘ or ‘Vallam Kali’ is the Malayalam word for Boat Race. The trophy was awarded first by none other than the first Indian Prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru in 1952 during his visit in the Kerala. It is the competition of Chundan Vallams or ‘Chundan’ boats.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race in 2012…
It is the 60th Nehru Trophy Boat Race which was held on 11th august 2012. The winner of this special event is “Sree Ganeshan”. The captain of this boat is G.G Jacob. They finished the race in 4:43:02 minutes. There were many VIPs in the spectators. It includes Lok Sabha Speaker Meera Kumar, Union Minister Vayalar Ravi, Chief Minister of Kerala Sri Umman Chandi, Union Minister K.C Venugopal and many others.