7 people suspected of Nipah virus in hospital
   Date :06-Jun-2019

KOCHI (Kerala):
SEVEN people suspected of having contracted Nipah virus have been admitted to a hospital here and the condition of the patient diagnosed with the virus is now stable, Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja said on Wednesday after a review meeting with officials.
The samples of six patients have been sent to National Institute of Virology in Pune and results will be available by on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Shailaja had informed that five more persons were under observation in the wake of a scare over Nipah virus.