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  • Bangladesh: Nipah 2014 & 2015

    Link to 2013 thread: http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=199001

    Source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/safety/2...nfirmed-deaths

    Created on January 12, 2014 at 00:33
    Fears of Nipah virus outbreak following 2 confirmed deaths
    Moniruzzaman Uzzal
    Laboratory tests has confirmed that two boys – aged 13 and 14 – died from NiV infection at Shibaloy and Ghior of Manikganj district on the last week of December last year

    Health specialists have expressed concerns about a potential fresh outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus (NiV), following the confirmation of two recent deaths from NiV infection and four more suspected fatalities.

    Laboratory tests at the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has confirmed that two boys – aged 13 and 14 – died from NiV infection at Shibaloy and Ghior of Manikganj district on the last week of December last year.

    Both of them died after being infected with the virus by drinking raw date-palm sap (Khejurer Rosh).

    Sources said it was also suspected that the deaths of four more people including a five-year-old boy at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) last week, may also be linked to NiV infection.

    The deceased were Sayedur Rahman, 45, from Bagha upazila of Rajshahi; Naznur Rahman, 5, from Pabna’s Ishwardi; Mojibur Rahman, 20, from Naogaon; and Hasanuzzaman, 20, from Natore’s Bagatipara.

    Doctors at the RMCH said they suspected that the deaths may have been caused by Nipah infection as all four patients had the history of drinking raw date-palm sap...
    Last edited by Ronan Kelly; February 15th, 2014, 07:55 AM. Reason: added link to last year

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    Re: Bangladesh: Nipah 2014 - 18 cases, 9 fatal

    Nipah situation (December 2013 - February 11, 2014)
    http://www.iedcr.org/pdf/files/nipah/Nipah_14.pdf


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      Re: Bangladesh: Nipah 2014

      http://www.iedcr.org/pdf/files/nipah...18.02.2014.pdf

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        http://www.iedcr.org/pdf/files/nipah...27.02.2014.pdf
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          Nipah Infection in 2015
          Update on Feb 4, 2015
          Summary or situation update:

          Till date we have identified 9 Nipah cases, of them 6 (67%) died. These cases are from 6 different districts. The districts are: Nilphamari, Ponchoghor, Faridpur, Magura, Naugaon, Rajbari. Median age of the Nipah cases 13 years (Range: 2 to 45 years). 5 (56%) were male.

          One cluster was identified in Naugaon, consists of three Nipah encephalitis cases. Of these two are laboratory confirmed cases. Numbers of isolated cases are 6.
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