Nipah virus is not new in Kerala
For information, let us tell you that the havoc of Nipah in Kerala is not new. Cases of Nipah virus were reported in Kozhikode on May 19, 2018, due to which about 17 people died during that period.
What is Nipah virus?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Nipah virus is a very dangerous virus. Which spreads from animals to people, along with this it also enters people’s body through spoiled or contaminated food. This virus is also considered dangerous because it does not take much time to spread from animals to humans, and humans do not even realize that this virus has settled inside them. For information, let us tell you that the first case of Nipah virus was reported in the year 1999 in Sungai Nipah, a village in Malaysia. Because of which it was named Nipah virus.
How does this virus spread?
It is a very old virus, but people still have no information about it. Experts having knowledge of the virus believe that this virus spreads to humans through animals, this virus especially infects people through bats, dogs, cats, pigs, horses and sheep. After which people themselves do not realize when they infect each other.
Know how dangerous is Nipah virus?
After the deaths of people in Kerala, there has been a stir across the country and questions have started rising in people’s minds whether this virus is like Corona. However, people do not get infected much by this. But its mortality rate is quite high. Let us tell you that once Nipah virus spread in Kerala, about 40 to 70 percent people died, that is, this percentage of people lost their lives.
Nipah virus symptoms
For information, let us tell you that the symptoms of this virus are very common, which people often do not understand, that is, if a person has high fever, headache, difficulty in breathing, sore throat or atypical pneumonia like If symptoms appear, one should immediately go to the doctor, because these could be symptoms of this virus. Usually the symptoms of this virus appear within 5 to 14 days, if it does not happen then it continues like this for 45 days and people do not even know about it, that the most dangerous virus has spread inside them. Have built my house.
Nipah virus treatment
The most heartbreaking thing is that till now no medicine or treatment has been developed against this virus, nor is there any vaccine of any kind to prevent it. People have only one way to avoid this, that is to be careful and keep a few things in mind. To avoid getting infected by this virus, people have to maintain distance from animals like pigs, bats, dogs, cats, wear masks, and wash hands from time to time. Even after this, if any kind of problem occurs or symptoms are seen. So you have to contact the doctor directly.
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