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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…

Ocean Rovers

Ocean rovers refers to big ships. Ship travelling is an economic mode of transport of goods and other materials. It is not prefered for the transport of people as it will take some time to travel in ships across continents. This mode of transport is slower. But it is a very economic mode of transport. Goods across nations are exported by means of ships. Some countries may not have ocean around them. They will have to depend on the ships of other nations. Countries with good ocean around them can benefit from this. They can use it as a main mode of transport of goods. They will be also able to produce high military strength. They can create battle ships which can be used for nation’s security. Many nations are using this mode of transport now a days. The export of goods by shipping also costs less when compared with other means of transport. Even though this type of transport is slower than others it is well prefered. Some private companies are creating ocean rovers which are very big. …