By Steve Dellar   |  05-21-2018   News
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Whereas the World Health Organization was just getting to grips with the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Congo (see our related coverage), they will now have to double their efforts as India is witnessing an outbreak of the also deadly Nipah virus, meaning that 2 of the WHO’s top 10 possible outbreak viruses for this decade are happening at the same time.

The Nipah virus was last recorded in 2001 and killed some 100 people. At the time, a million pigs in Malaysia had to be euthanized, creating a grave trade loss for the country.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Nipah Virus confirmed in Kerala: All about prevention, symptoms and treatment <a href="https://t.co/dNUmJ1r03r">https://t.co/dNUmJ1r03r</a></p>&mdash; Dhanya Rajendran (@dhanyarajendran) <a href="https://twitter.com/dhanyarajendran/status/998456295962398720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 21, 2018</a></blockquote>

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This time round, it is the southern state of Kerala where the virus has struck, probably being passed on from animals to humans via the fruit bat.

Related coverage: https://thegoldwater.com/news/26523-Ebola-Outbreak-3-New-Cases-In-Major-City-500-Possibly-Infected#26524

Three of the latest dead had eaten a mango which had been bitten by a bat. As proof of the stringent conditions of the disease, the last person to die in India was the nurse treating the patients after the Indian Center for Disease Control urged everyone to take care of their personal hygiene with a virus that has a 70% mortality rate.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Deadly Nipah virus claims victims in India <a href="https://t.co/6RysJDEcIa">https://t.co/6RysJDEcIa</a></p>&mdash; BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/998471213843472384?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 21, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The health secretary for the state of Kerala admitted: "We have sent blood and body fluid samples of all suspected cases for confirmation to National Institute of Virology in Pune. So far, we got confirmation that three deaths were because of Nipah."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Kerala Health Minister has confirmed six deaths. A nurse who had taken care of one of the patients also died today. Her body was not handed over to family and was cremated first, with their permission the govt says. <a href="https://t.co/3s4KFK3yVe">https://t.co/3s4KFK3yVe</a></p>&mdash; Dhanya Rajendran (@dhanyarajendran) <a href="https://twitter.com/dhanyarajendran/status/998484532281184256?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 21, 2018</a></blockquote>

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"We are now concentrating on precautions to prevent the spread of the disease since the treatment is limited to supportive care."

The 2011 blockbuster ‘Contagion’ was based on the worldwide spread of the said disease.

Source:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/nipah-virus-all-you-need-to-know/articleshow/64255948.cms

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Dawn Ford No. 26712 1526918570

so they're blaming the fifth most intelligent animal on earth for this? What a crock.

Anonymous No. 26715 1526919404

One has to wonder if these 2 outbreaks were engineered?

Greg Uveland No. 26737 1526936211

Animals are not beings and are open to hunting. They are dangerous, that's why I have their heads all over my basement walls. Wake up people.

Ted Nugent No. 26738 1526936263

Trophy Hunter myself Greg and proud of it.

Mitch Payne No. 26739 1526936325

Hell guys, just rape em before you shoot. lol!

Brian Steele No. 26740 1526936386

Just shot me a cat … good cooking! hehe

Kevin Lowe No. 26741 1526936463

that's low boys …speaking of little boys I've got some ideas. connect with me on twitter.

Mark Lamb No. 26742 1526936519

HUSH IT LOWE. THEY'RE READING THIS!

Anonymous No. 26745 1526936838

Indians uses anythang as masturbation tool so no wonder that one of these so-called people would try to use a bat as a fleshlight.

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