How A Determined Kerala Fought And Eliminated Deadly Nipah Virus Outbreak In Just Five Weeks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) had listed Nipah Virus as Disease X, among the priority diseases which pose a major risk to public health, an epidemic caused by a yet unknown pathogen which experts are still working on how to act if and when such an event occurs.

But when the deadly virus outbreak was reported last month in Kerala, the state did not panic in front of the unknown anomaly but got its act together to fight and win over it.


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