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Nipah Virus procedures for those infected: MOH

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: The Ministry of Health has adopted procedures that will be followed in case anyone is infected with Nipah virus. Sources confirmed these procedures are in line with the directive of the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor patients in hospitals, control the virus and implement the …

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Ban on fruit imports from Kerala stays

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: The Supreme Committee for Food Safety in the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition has recommended lifting the ban on importing fruits and vegetables from other parts of India; while the ban on importing fresh and frozen fruits from Kerala, India should remain in effect until …

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Union in bid to avoid another onion crisis – Import of fruits and vegetables banned from India

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Head of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies Khalid Al-Hudaiban has affirmed that the union is working hard to prevent the recurrence of the onion crisis, reports Al-Rai daily. This came after the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition banned the import of fruits and vegetables …

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‘Pakistan to benefit from Kuwait’s ban on import of Indian fruits’ due to Nipah virus in Kerala

Outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala state tied to decision taken by MoCI KUWAIT CITY, June 5: Following the decision taken by Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) to ban the import of fruits and vegetables from India due to the outbreak of Nipah virus, Pakistan hopes that the import …

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After UAE, Kuwait intends to ban import of vegetables and fruits from Kerala

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: After the United Arab Emirates (UAE) banned the entry of fresh produce from the State of Kerala in India, the concerned authorities in Kuwait intends to prepare recommendations on banning the import of vegetables and fruits from the aforementioned Indian State considering the death of 13 …

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UAE bans vegetables from Kerala – India steps up ‘hunt’ for origin of mysterious virus

UAE, May 29, (Agencies): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned imports of fresh vegetables and fruits from the Indian state of Kerala after an outbreak of the Nipah virus (NiV) there, the Gulf state’s ministry of environment said on Tuesday. It has also banned imports of live animals from …

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Bid to prevent Nipah from India arriving into Kuwait

MoH takes all precautionary measures KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Dr Mustafa Redha, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, has said the Ministry is taking all the precautionary measures to prevent the Nipah virus (NiV) from India arriving into Kuwait. The Nipah virus has infected many areas of the southern Indian …

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Kuwaitis warned not to travel Nipah virus affected areas mainly Kerala, Maharashtra and Goa

NEW DELHI: Kuwaiti Embassy in New Delhi issued a warning on Thursday to Kuwaiti citizens in India and those planning to travel to the nation to avoid regions affected by the deadly Nipah virus. The Nipah virus has presumably affected a few regions in Kerala, Maharashtra and Goa resulting in …

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Second Indian state reports Nipah cases – Avoid travelling to Kerala

DUBAI, May 23, (Agencies): Bahrain has asked its nationals to avoid travelling to India’s Kerala until an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus, spread by fruit bats, is under control, the Gulf state’s consulate in Mumbai said on its Twitter account on Wednesday. The virus can cause flu-like symptoms and …

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