Nipah: Central team arrives in Kochi; Control room also opened in Delhi
Kochi: As Nipah virus outbreak has been confirmed in Kerala, a central team has arrived in the state for expert help. A six-member team including doctors of Delhi AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) arrived in Kochi on Tuesday morning. They will take further actions after discussing the present situation with the officials in the state health department.
Union minister for health Harsh Vardhan informed that all assistance will be provided for the state after the Nipah outbreak was confirmed in Kerala. He clarified that he discussed the situations with state health minister and meetings were held in Delhi with the secretary of ministry of health.
After Nipah was confirmed, control rooms were opened under the leadership of union ministry of health in Delhi also. Control room number in Delhi is 01123978046.