The Ministry of Health would like to inform the general public that there is an ongoing Nipah virus outbreak in some parts of Kerala, India. Ministry of health is closely monitoring the situation and would like to urge the general public not to panic as we have mechanisms in place to prevent, to detect and to respond to such public health event.
General public are advised to take the following precautions:
- Do not panic.
- Practice good hand hygiene at all times.
- If you have fever after travelling to affected areas, please report immediately to the nearest health facility.