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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…

Some Major Contributions To World

India forced the other countries to understand the spin bowling and Sri Lanka started the trend of opening innings with an explosive batsman like Jayasurya which inspired other countries to do the same. The variety in Pakistan’s bowling forced other countries to take a note. Reverse swing is also said to be the contribution of Pakistan. In this, the bowler maintains the shine on one side of the bowl by rubbing the leather on his trousers and allows the shine on the other part of the bowl to wear off. It is their effort to pitch the worn off section of the ball on to the pitch so that the ball turns the was\y they want it to. The movement of the ball is influenced because one half of the ball has shine on it and the other has worn off and the bowler tries to move the bowl as he has practiced. Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram were regarded adapt at bowling reverse swing and it is said that Imran Khan had taught them the trick. The art has now reached other countries as well. Their fast bowl…