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Tuesday, June 18 2024
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Viral Hepatitis Seems to be on the Rise in Kerala

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Today, a 41-year-old man passed away in the Malappuram district of Kerala as a result of viral hepatitis; this is the district’s sixth verified case in the previous three months. The health service is advising individuals to be on the lookout for the sickness as a result of this event.

The guy, from Chaliyar panchayat, died on Friday morning from viral hepatitis while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Kozhikode, according to District Medical Officer R Renuka.

Since January of this year, the Malappuram district has recorded 1,032 confirmed cases and 3,184 probable cases of viral hepatitis. Five deaths were confirmed, and five more were suspected. In a statement released by the District Public Relations Department, the officer mentioned that one death was recorded in March and four in April.

The statement made clear that Pothukal, Kuzhimanna, Omanur, Pookotoor, Morayur, Peruvallur panchayats, and Malappuram municipality had the largest number of instances reported.

In reference to the man’s passing in Chaliyar, the health authority disclosed that on March 19, a nine-year-old girl living in his home was diagnosed with viral hepatitis.

Medical officers and other health professionals quickly visited the home after making this diagnosis and put preventative measures in place.
After receiving a viral hepatitis diagnosis at Chaliyar Family Health Centre on April 22, the guy was admitted to Nilambur District Hospital on April 26.

Following viral hepatitis deaths in Kerala, the health department is urging vigilance. Viral hepatitis claimed the life of a 41-year-old man in Kerala’s Malappuram district today. (Symbolic)

Kerala’s Malappuram: Today, a 41-year-old man passed away in the Malappuram district of Kerala as a result of viral hepatitis; this is the district’s sixth verified case in the previous three months. The health service is advising individuals to be on the lookout for the sickness as a result of this event.

The guy, from Chaliyar panchayat, died on Friday morning from viral hepatitis while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Kozhikode, according to District Medical Officer R Renuka.

Since January of this year, the Malappuram district has recorded 1,032 confirmed cases and 3,184 probable cases of viral hepatitis. Five deaths were confirmed, and five more were suspected.

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