Health dept issues nipah warning

Health dept issues nipah warning


Thiruvananthapuram: The state health department issued a nipah warning on Thursday after the report of health experts.

The report warns of the chance for a virus outbreak within December and June. "Nobody should eat fruits which are half-eaten by bats. Fruits should be cleaned properly before eating," informs the warning notice issued by the health department. Medical colleges and district-taluk hospitals have been directed to take necessary precautions.