Nipah infection confirmed in Kerala, 86 under observation

A 23-year-old college student here has been confirmed to be infected with the Nipah virus while 86 others are under medical observation, Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja Tuesday said.
The results of blood samples of the student, which were tested at the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune, have confirmed Nipah, she said.
The minister further said a list of 86 people who have interacted with the student has been prepared and they were under medical observation.

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