More than nine individuals have passed on in Kozhikode in Kerala because of high fever. Reports detailed that the health department of the state has affirmed that two out of the nine expired were influenced with the rare Nipah virus. In any case, there is no affirmation on the reason for the demise of the other seven patients.

As indicated by the Kerala Health Department, tests of the seven patients have been sent for tests to find out the reason for the death. The office additionally said that a task force has been formed under District Collector UV Jose.

This comes a day after reports of death of three members of a family in Kozhikode due to the Nipah virus. Following the deaths, the Kerala Health Department has been put on high alert.

State Health Minister KK Shylaja on Sunday said the idea of the infection was yet to be learned. “The sort of infection that caused the disease has not been determined. Blood and different examples of the perished have been sent to the National Virology Institute, Pune. The outcomes will be made accessible in a few days “, she told reporters here after leading a meet of best health office authorities.

While a 50-year-old woman died on at a private hospital Changarothu in the area on Sunday, her male relatives, matured 25 and 23, died on May 18 and May 5.

Prior, Lok Sabha MP and former union minister Mullappally Ramachandran looked for the centre government’s mediation to contain the episode of what he named was an ‘rare and deadly’ infection in a few sections of Kozhikode region.

In a letter to association wellbeing clergyman JP Nadda, a duplicate of which was made available to the press in Kochi, he said a few panchayats, including Kuttiyadi and Perambra, in his Lok Sabha constituency Vatakara were in the grip of the ‘deadly infection’.

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