Two more people have NIPAH symptoms; One week is crucial, ready to face: Health Minister

Health 2021-09-05

newsteamz_Two more people have NIPAH symptoms; One week is crucial, ready to face: Health Minister
  • Health Minister Veena George has said that with the confirmation of the Kozhikode outbreak, vigilance is needed for the next seven days.

  • The minister was speaking to the media after the Kozhikode NIPA review meeting.

  • Of these, 20 are on the primary contact list.

Health Minister Veena George has said that with the confirmation of the Kozhikode outbreak, vigilance is needed for the next seven days. The minister was speaking to the media after the Kozhikode NIPA review meeting. There are 158 people on the 12 - year - old's contact list. Of these, 20 are on the primary contact list. The Minister also informed that necessary instructions have been given in this regard.

Currently, two people with symptoms are health workers. They are employees of the private hospital and medical college where the child with NIPA arrived. All 20 people on the primary contact list will be admitted to the special NIPA ward of the medical college this evening. The container will be zoned within 3 km of the child's home.

The parents went to three hospitals with the child who had a fever. Local health workers are most at risk. They were also instructed to go into isolation. You will find all the people in the contact list. The minister said that discussions have been held with the representatives of the central team.

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