Kerala is witnessing an outbreak of the killer virus- Nipah. According to the reports panic has begun to grip the region. Nipah causes encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, Fever, Vomiting, Severe headache. Occasionally, sufferers have severe breathing problems. It has already took several lives including the life of a nurse.
Many false information and misleading videos are spreading through various social media platforms giving rise to confusions and in such a scenario it is significant and essential to have an authoritative account of the killer virus so as to take preventive measures and to stay cautious rather than become panic.
A video featuring Dr.P S Shajahan MBBS,MD, DTCD, (Additional Professor of Pulmonary Medicine Govt TD Medical College Alappuzha) has been uploaded by DC Media Lab in which he gives accurate authoritative and credible information about the various aspects of the virus.
What is the Nipah virus?, How is the Nipah virus treated?, What are the symptoms of Nipah?, How can it be prevented? And many more queries are answered through this video.
Watch the session here: