Nurse treating Nipah victims succumbs in Kozhikode

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Nurse treating Nipah victims succumbs in Kozhikode

The death toll due to the suspected Nipah virus infection rose to six in the district after a nurse who treated a patient at Perambra Taluk hospital succumbed to the infection at the Medicalcollege hospital here on Monday. The deceased was identified as Lini, a native of Chembanoda in Kozhikode.

 

Eight more persons who showed similar symptoms of Nipah virus infection are in critical condition at various hospitals in the city. Meanwhile, Nipah infection was yet to be confirmed on three persons who died of similar symptoms.