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22 May 2018

#Kerala #nurse taking care of #Nipah patients dies; death toll rises to 10 (Times of #India, May 22 ‘18)

          

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#Kerala #nurse taking care of #Nipah patients dies; death toll rises to 10.

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Henipavirus, Nipah Virus Encephalitis, outbreak in Kerala State, India.

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Times of India, full page: (LINK).

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Kerala nurse taking care of Nipah patients dies; death toll rises to 10

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K R Rajeev | TNN | Updated: May 22, 2018, 12:56 IST

Lini's family allowed the health department to conduct her cremation at an electric crematorium without taking the body home to avoid the spread of the virus.

Kerala health minister confirmed the presence of bats in the well at Soopikkada with Changorath limits.

KOZHIKODE: Lini (31), the nurse at Perambra Taluk Hospital who died on Monday after possibly getting exposed to the deadly virus while tending to a Nipah virus infected patient, died without even getting a chance to bid adieu to her loved ones, including her two kids and husband.

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Keywords: Nipah Virus; Kerala; India.

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