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Boy dies of Nipah in Kozhikode, Centre rushes team to Kerala

The Hindu | 05/09/2021 11:58 AM | Click to read full article

The Health Department has put the parents and close relatives of a 12-year-old boy from Kozhikode in Kerala under observation after he died during treatment for Nipah virus infection.

Health Minister Veena George has confirmed the case as a Nipah virus case. An expert team is expected to reach Kozhikode this morning to evaluate the situation.