Shillong, March 22, 2019 (MMP): Tripura Government has sounded red alert to all the districts of the state following the death of five family members caused Nipah virus in a village of neighbouring Bangladesh. The Tripura Government has instructed the Health & Family Welfare Department to carrying out awareness programmes at the district levels on the dangers of Nipah virus, which passes from animals to humans, which can lead to death if not treated immediately.
In this connection, five persons of a family died in Bangladesh due to Nipah virus attack. The deaths occurred near the West Bengal border. Since the incident occurred in Bangladesh, Government of India asked the people to stay alert. MMP