The couple has handed over one of their houses to the Kerala government, asking it to convert the property into a centre for challenged women and accommodate their 37-year-old daughter at that facility.
Nipah virus identified first at MCVR lab: ‘Immediate response to situation helped’.. indianexpress.com
The MCVR lab was the first lab to detect the Nipah virus infection in Kozhikode. So far, 171 persons have been tested for the virus, of whom 16 were found to be positive.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), however, in its 8.15 am bulletin, said Monsoon would hit Kerala in the next 24 hours, on May 29.
The Nipah virus infection starts with 3-14 days of fever and headache, followed by drowsiness, disorientation and mental confusion. The acute encephalitis then progresses to coma within 24-48 hours.
Management of Vadi Hira Masjid at Aluva near Kochi opened its doors to parents, including women, and made arrangements for them to get rest while their children wrote the exam.
46-yr-old Krishnasamy made a 500-km train journey to take son to test centre