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Speed News: 16 dead from Nipah Virus in Kerala's Kozhikode

A deadly virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least five people in southern India and more than 90 people are in quarantine, a top health official said Tuesday. There is no vaccination for Nipah which has killed more than 260 people in Malaysia, Bangladesh and India in outbreaks since 1998.

Updated : 22 May 2018, 01:29 PM