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Kerala Health Minister confirms case of Nipah Virus in 23-year-old student

The Health Minister of Kerala, KK Shailaja on Tuesday morning confirmed a case of Nipah virus in the state. A 23-year-old patient in Ernakulam has been confirmed positive for Nipah virus infection after a lot of speculations. The results of serum samples of the man from the National Institute of Virology, Pune has confirmed the presence of the virus in his body. It is an acute respiratory syndrome & fatal encephalitis.