West Nile fever cases in Kozhikode go unnoticed?

A month after a boy from Malappuram died of West Nile fever in March, four cases of the infection have been reported from within the Kozhikode Corporation limits in Kerala. he West Nile fever is a zoonotic disease. It is caused by the West Nile Virus. Birds are the natural hosts of West Nile virus… Continue reading West Nile fever cases in Kozhikode go unnoticed?

Preparedness for West Nile fever reviewed

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and officials from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reviewed the Kerala’s preparedness and actions taken to deal with West Nile Fever (WNF). The review comes in the backdrop of the recent death of a boy who was undergoing treatment for West Nile fever in Malappuram district,… Continue reading Preparedness for West Nile fever reviewed

Alert in Malappuram after boy dies of West Nile fever

The Health Department has issued an alert in Malappuram district, Kerala, after a boy undergoing treatment for West Nile fever died. The West Nile fever is a zoonotic disease. It is caused by the West Nile Virus. Birds are the natural hosts of West Nile virus (WNV). According to world Health Organization (WHO) West Nile… Continue reading Alert in Malappuram after boy dies of West Nile fever

Malappuram boy diagnosed with West Nile fever

A boy from Malappuram district, Kerala has been diagnosed with West Nile fever. The West Nile fever is a zoonotic diseases. Zoonotic diseases are those that are naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans. West Nile fever is caused by the West Nile Virus. Birds are the natural hosts of West Nile virus (WNV). According… Continue reading Malappuram boy diagnosed with West Nile fever