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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…

Kiss Day on November 2nd : Protest against Moral Policing in Kerala

A group of youngsters have joined their hands in protest against the increasing activities of moral policing in Kerala, India.  The protest is going under the name ‘Kiss Day’. Kiss Day will be conducted on November 2nd 2015 at Marine drive, Kochi. Youngsters are fighting for their rights to love for the first time in Kerala by coming up with such a protest. The Kiss day’s main objective to protest against the attack at a Coffee shop in Kozhikode district, Kerala by BJP activists.


Among the  organizers was S Rahul who said that this will be a strong message against moral policing in Kerala. Lovers will kiss each other on this Kiss day. The attack on Coffee shop is just one of the incidents by moral policing. This tendency of criminalizing love is growing every where in Kerala. Youngsters are fighting for their rights to love. Rahul and other organizers have completed mass campaign for this maiden effort in Social media.
There is also a facebook page known as Kiss Of Love. The…