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30 May 2018

#India, #Nipah: #Death of W. #Bengal #soldier renews fears over rare virus (Gulf News, May 30 ‘18)



#India, #Nipah: #Death of W. #Bengal #soldier renews fears over rare virus.


Henipavirus, Nipah Virus Outbreak in Kerala State of India.


Gulf News, full page: (LINK).


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Nipah: Death of Indian soldier renews fears over rare virus


Published: 16:56 May 30, 2018  / AFP

KOLKATA: An Indian soldier has died in West Bengal state of suspected infection by the Nipah virus, an official said Wednesday, heightening fears the rare disease may be spreading. Nipah, which is mainly spread by bats, is confirmed to have killed 13 people in the latest outbreak which so far has been restricted to the southern state of Kerala.





Keywords: India; Kerala; W. Bengal; Nipah Virus.


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