Kerala people

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Nipah Virus Alert: Kerala Government On High Alert

The virus gripped the coastal state of Kerala for the fourth time and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed that it has sought 20 more doses of the anti-body vaccine from Australia. It has also said that the mortality among the infected is very high in the virus (between 40 and 70 per cent) compared to the mortality in Covid, which was 2-3 per cent.

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 - 11:24 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: nipah virus, Kerala Government, Vaccine l, ICMR, Schools

Courtesy: News 18

Kerala Nipah Virus

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Kerala Govt Launches Mobile Laboratories For Quick Testing Of Nipah Virus Samples

From importing monoclonal antibodies to deploying a mobile biosafety level-3 (BSL-3) laboratory in Kozhikode, the Kerala Government is taking all possible measures to curtail the spread of the deadly Nipah virus, which is rising rapidly in the region. The mobile laboratories were established to speed up the sample testing, which will be crucial to contain the spread of the virus.

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 - 10:07 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: nipah virus, Kerala Government, Mobile laboratories, Kerala Health Department

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Containment Zone

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Kerala Govt Declared 7 Gram Panchayat As Containment Zones; Nipah Virus Alert

Kerala is witnessing yet again COVID-19-like lockdown situation in several regions. After the recent rise in the Nipah virus, the health ministry declared containment zones, imposing strict restrictions, to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Listing the panchayats declared as containment zones, Kozhikode District are: Atanchery, Maruthonkara, Tiruvallur, Kuttiyadi, Kayakkodi, Villyapalli, and Kavilumpara. Furthermore,… read-more

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 11:11 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: nipah virus, Kerala Government, alert, Containment Zone, Health

Courtesy: NDTV

Nipah Virus alert

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Kerala Nipah Virus Alert: 39-Year-Old Tests Positive, Cases Tally At 6

A 39-year-old man in Kerala's Kozhikode district, who had sought treatment at a private hospital where Nipah virus affected were treated for other ailments earlier, has tested positive for the virus, taking the total known Nipah infections in the southern state to six. The zoonotic virus, transmitted between species from animals to humans, has already killed two people in Kerala. The Kerala Government has issued advisory for people.

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 10:41 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: nipah alert, virus, 39 Year old new case, Kerala Government, Health precautions

Courtesy: NDTV

Nipah Virus

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Nipah Alert! Kerala Govt Announces Containment Zone, Alerts In 3 Districts

After two unnatural deaths due to the new Nipah virus, confirmed after samples sent to  Pune Institute of Virology, the Kerala Government announced containment zones and issued alerts in Kannur, Wayanad and Malappuram districts. Notably, the Nipah Virus cases were first confirmed in Kozhikode, which is already under alert. Meanwhile, Minister Veena George held a meeting with the district last night to evaluate the situation and take necessary… read-more

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 09:48 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kerala Government, nipah virus, Alert Issued, Three Districts, unnatural deaths

Courtesy: NDTV

Kerala Minister

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Kerala Education Minister Says State Govt Is Ready To Provide Education To Student Slapped By Classmates

Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty has said the state government is ready to adopt and provide education for the Class II student who was slapped by his classmates at Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. He said, if his parents agreed, they would provide education. On August 28, Sivankutty wrote a letter to Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath seeking stern action against those responsible for promoting such actions within an educational… read-more

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Minister, Kerala Government, Muzaffarnagar, Viral video

Courtesy: The Times of India

Kerala Doctors Protesting

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Kerala Govt Assures Measures For Security Of Health Professionals, Workers

After the recent attack on doctor, the Kerala government announced more measures to assuage their concerns, including setting up of a panel to address the fraternity's long-pending demands. Notably, Dr Vandana Das, a native of Kaduthuruthy area of Kottayam district and the only child of her parents, was stabbed several times. She later succumbed to her injuries. Following the attack, protests erupted in various hospitals across the state.

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 06:42 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Health Professional, Kerala Government, Political Pressure, Crime, attacked

Union Minister

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No Proposal For Menstrual Leaves At Educational Institutions Considered: Union Ministry

The Union Education Ministry replied in Lok Sabha over the question of getting menstrual leave for students at educational institutions. On February 6, Union Education Minister Subhas Sarkar said, "No such proposal is under consideration in the ministry." The reply was in view of the Kerala Government's announcement that it would grant menstrual leaves to females. However, the Union Ministry asked the concerned authority to ensure menstrual… read-more

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 08:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, Menstrual Leaves, Educational institutions, lok sabha, Kerala Government

Social critic Civic Chandran

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Kerala Govt Demands Civic Chandran's Bail In Sexual Harassment Case Revoked

Kerala government sought the state High Court on August 19 to overturn bail granted to writer and social critic Civic Chandran in sexual harassment case brought by Dalit writer. While granting anticipatory relief to Chandran, Kerala's Kozhikode district sessions court stated offenses under Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act would not stand against the accused prima facie. Two sexual harassment lawsuits were… read-more

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 03:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kerala, Bail, Kerala Government, High Court, sexual harassment case

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Dr. V P Joy

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Kerala Govt Mandates Wearing Masks, Announces Punishment For Violators: COVID-19

Kerala government has made it compulsory to wear masks in public places, workplaces, during transport, and other gatherings. Chief Secretary Dr. V P Joy said on April 27, in exercise of the powers conferred under section 20(3) of the Disaster Management Act 2005, wearing masks will be made mandatory in the state. The daily positivity rate in India has increased by 0.3% in 24 hours, reported ANI.

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 08:19 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: covid19, Kerala Government, Dr. V P Joy, Coronavirus Pandemic, mask

Courtesy: ANI