Epidemic Hazard in India on December 05 2018 05:09 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Health Medical and public health
Certainty Possible Possible but not likely (p <= ~50%)
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Extreme Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency Future Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future

Base data

EDIS Number EH-20181205-65696-IND
Event type Epidemic Hazard
Date/Time December 05 2018 05:09 PM (UTC)
Last update December 05 2018 07:05 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level
Affected area State wide level : Event affected onestate (province).

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country India
County / State State of Kerala
Area State-wide
Settlement
Coordinate 10.85, 76.27

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 2/4 - Medium
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that cause only mild disease to humans, or are difficult to contract via aerosol in a lab setting, such as hepatitis A, B, and C, influenza A, Lyme disease, salmonella, mumps, measles, scrapie, dengue fever, and HIV. "Routine diagnostic work with clinical specimens can be done safely at Biosafety Level 2, using Biosafety Level 2 practices and procedures. Research work (including co-cultivation, virus replication studies, or manipulations involving concentrated virus) can be done in a BSL-2 (P2) facility, using BSL-3 practices and procedures. Virus production activities, including virus concentrations, require a BSL-3 (P3) facility and use of BSL-3 practices and procedures", see Recommended Biosafety Levels for Infectious Agents.
Disease, agent name Nipah virus
Infected person(s) 0
Species Human
Status Suspected
Symptomes