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Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (BPNS) The second monkeypox virus (MPV) case in the country has been reported from Kerala’s Kannur district on Monday. The state now has two MPV cases. The second case – a 31-year-old man – was returned from Dubai on July 13. At the same time, the state health department has started the […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (BPNS) Stepping up vigil against the monkeypox virus, help desks have come up at the four international airports in the state. According to the health department, helpdesks will act both as a screening point and as a place to clarify doubts regarding the disease. Meanwhile, to bust the myths surrounding monkeypox, a […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (BPNS) A Youth who reached Kannur district of Kerala from a middle eastern country was admitted to Kannur government medical college on a suspected monkeypox case. The disease will be confirmed after the test results will be out. Hospital authorities told BPNS that the youth is under observation in an isolated ward and […]

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Chennai, July 17 (BPNS) Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, O. Panneerselvam who is in a bitter power struggle with the AIADMK leader Edappadi K. Palaniswami is admitted to a private hospital in Chennai due to Covid -19 related ailments. The private hospital in a statement on Sunday said that the former Chief Minister is […]

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Chennai, July 16 (BPNS) After a Kerala native was diagnosed with monkeypox disease and undergoing treatment at Thiruvananthapuram government medical college, the Tamil Nadu government has intensified surveillance in the borders adjoining Kerala. Tamil Nadu health minister Ma Subramanian while speaking to BPNS said, “ We have intensified patrolling across the borders sharing with Kerala […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (BPNS) Following the nation’s first monkeypox virus confirmation from Kerala, an alert has been sounded across the state by the health department. Five districts namely, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, and Kottayam were issued with a special alert upon the suspicion that some persons from these districts had contact with the positive case […]

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Chennai, July 15 (BPNS) The Kauvery hospital Chennai in a statement on Friday said that the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.K. Stalin was recovering well from Covid -19 related ailments for which he was admitted to the hospital since Thursday. The statement mentioned that investigations have been completed and medicines have been provided according […]

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Chennai, July 14 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin who was tested Covid -19 positive on Tuesday is admitted to a private hospital in Chennai for further checkups. Stalin is admitted to the Kauvery hospital for further investigations. The hospital in a medical bulletin on Thursday said that the Chief Minister is stable and […]

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Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the government has ordered the closing down of four fertility hospitals in the state in relation to a minor girl from Erode forced to donate her Oocytes. He was speaking to reporters here on Thursday. The minister said that there were six […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (BPNS) The country’s first case of monkeypox was detected in Kerala’s Kollam district on Thursday. It was in a UAE returnee who arrived in the state on July 12, that the disease was confirmed. The Kollam native is currently under treatment at Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH). The health department said […]