• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

New genus of malaria detected in Kerala, announces Kerala Health Minister

|

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10: Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja on Friday announced a new genus of malaria, Plasmodium ovale, has been detected in the state.

New genus of malaria detected in Kerala, announces Kerala Health Minister

"Plasmodium ovale, a new genus of malaria, has been detected in the State. It was found in a soldier who was being treated at the District hospital in Kannur. The soldier had come from Sudan," the minister tweeted. "The spread of the disease can be avoided with timely treatment and preventive measures," she added.

The soldier was being treated at the district hospital in Kannur.

India reported its first confirmed case of the coronavirus in Thrissur district of Kerala when a student, who was studying in Wuhan University, China and had returned to India.

    Farmers' stir enters day 16th, Haryana Deputy CM says 'will resign if...'|Oneindia News

    Also in 2018, a Nipah virus disease (NiV) outbreak was reported from Kozhikode district.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    X