New Delhi: Nipah virus also known as NiV is a contagious virus that can spread between animals and human beings, which means that this is zoonotic.
It is said that this virus is spread through the Fruit bats.
In India, an alert has been issued by the health department in Kerala regarding the Nipah virus (NiV).
Sometimes, the Nipah virus can cause swelling of the brain, which is also known as encephalitis.
Nipah virus: Here is all you need to know about the Symptoms-
- Problem in breathing
Nipah virus: How can this be diagnosed and treated?
Nipah virus can be diagnosed on through an RT-PCR test.
However, there is no cure for this, but it can be treated by taking proper rest, immunotherapy, hydration etc. It is also said that if an individual fails or lack medical intervention that this can also result in death.
How can Nipah Virus (Niv) be prevented?
Check out some tips to prevent Nipah virus (Niv):