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One More Person Dies of Nipah Virus in Kozhikode, Toll Rises to 14

Madhusudhanan (55) of Nellikode in Kozhikode district died on Wednesday night, said health department sources in Kerala.

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Updated:May 30, 2018, 11:55 PM IST
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One More Person Dies of Nipah Virus in Kozhikode, Toll Rises to 14
People wear safety masks as a precautionary measure in Kozhikode. (PTI Photo)
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Kozhikode: One more person on Wednesday succumbed to Nipah virus here, taking the death toll in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram districts to 14.

Madhusudhanan (55) of Nellikode in Kozhikode district died on Wednesday night, according to health department sources.

He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here, they said, adding that Madhusudhanan had tested positive of the virus.

The number of confirmed Nipah virus cases has risen to 17 with the National Institute of Virology, Pune, finding its presence in the blood sample of a 28-year-old person from Karassery here, the sources said.

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| Edited by: Sanchari Chatterjee
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