1. Centre on alert as West Nile fever kills one boy in Kerala, reviews preparedness  The News Minute
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  3. Explained: West Nile Virus; an unfamiliar disease, newly in focus in India  The Indian Express
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In Kerala, after a six-year-old from Malappuram died of West Nile fever on Monday, rampant vector control measures have been undertaken in the city.In Kerala, after a six-year-old from Malappuram died of West Nile fever on Monday, rampant vector control measures have been undertaken in the city.

No Need To Panic, Says Kerala Minister After West Nile Fever Death

This is the third time that West Nile virus is detected in Kerala. The virus was first reported in the state in Alappuzha in 2006 and then in Ernakulam in 2011.This is the third time that West Nile virus is detected in Kerala. The virus was first reported in the state in Alappuzha in 2006 and then in Ernakulam in 2011.

Kerala: After 6-year-old dieds of West Nile fever, Malappuram on alert | India News, The Indian Express

The bite of an infected mosquito is the commonest mode of human infection. West Nile Virus can also spread through blood transfusion, from an infected mother to her child, or through exposure to the virus in laboratories. The bite of an infected mosquito is the commonest mode of human infection. West Nile Virus can also spread through blood transfusion, from an infected mother to her child, or through exposure to the virus in laboratories.

Explained: West Nile Virus; an unfamiliar disease, newly in focus in India | Explained News, The Indian Express