Tamil Nadu is set to step up border surveillance following the re-confirmation of the Nipah virus

Travel 2021-09-05

newsteamz_Tamil Nadu is set to step up border surveillance following the re-confirmation of the Nipah virus
  • The Tamil Nadu Health Department is all set to step up border surveillance following the re-confirmation of the Nipah virus outbreak in the state.

  • The Health Department has issued an urgent directive to all the districts bordering Kerala.

  • The Deputy Directors of Health and Heads of Local Bodies have been directed to report any outbreak immediately.

The Tamil Nadu Health Department is all set to step up border surveillance following the re-confirmation of the Nipah virus outbreak in the state. The Health Department has issued an urgent directive to all the districts bordering Kerala.

The Deputy Directors of Health and Heads of Local Bodies have been directed to report any outbreak immediately. Inspection at check posts has been tightened.

At the same time, it was found that 158 ​​people were on the contact list of the child who died due to the Nipah virus. A search led by the health department found the victims.

Of these, 20 are on the child's primary contact list. The route map of the dead child is now being prepared. The health minister also said that two people with NIP symptoms would be shifted to a special ward in the medical college.

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