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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
07-June-2019 15:19 IST
Kerala Health Minister Smt. K KShailaja meets Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Have assured Kerala of all support in Nipah Virus Disease; am reviewing the status regularly: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

The Health Minister of Kerala, Smt. K KShailaja met the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan, here today. They discussed the status and preparedness of the State for containment and management of Nipah Virus Disease. The Union Health Minister is reviewing the status regularly. He has assured Health Minister ofKerala all support from the Central government.

The teams of experts from the Health Ministry and ICMR are already stationed in Kerala and are supporting the State in investigations and management of the NVD.

The condition of one positive case is stable. There have been no new cases. The earlier seven suspected cases have been confirmed to be negative.

 

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