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Nipah antibodies detected in bat samples: Kerala government

Kerala health minister Veena George on Wednesday said the antibodies against the Nipah virus were found in samples collected from bats after the death of a 12-year-old boy in Kozhikode.

Read more at Hindustan Times

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Chikungunya surge in Maharashtra

While official chikungunya figures for the city were not readily available, the state numbers show an increase in several districts. Till mid-September, Maharashtra reported 1,537 confirmed cases of chikungunya, a near 100% increase from 782 cases last year.

Read more at Times of India

Dengue spike in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

At least 25 dengue cases were reported in Lucknow, the highest single-day spike in the Uttar Pradesh capital.

Read more at The Statesman

Scores of HIV cases reported at Assam jails

The authorities of two jails in central Assam’s Nagaon district have detected 85 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive cases in about a month.

Read more at The Hindu


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