Nipah, ICMR

When the deadly Nipah mercilessly claimed 17 lives in 2018, a lab in Manipal played a great role in detecting and controlling the spread of the virus. But now, it has found itself off the list of Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) Viral Research & Diagnostic Laboratories for no fault of theirs.  The Manipal […]

2010 to 2020 was a decade of disease outbreaks. Several deadly diseases saw its dawn at period. Here are the five notable disease outbreaks of last decade.   H7N9 Avian influenza – March 2013  A subtype of influenza virus, Avian Influenza-A flu or H7N9 was found in the birds in the past which was not […]