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Nipah virus, media reports disrupt Kerala tourist season

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The Nipah virus has thrown the Kerala tourism season out of gear. However, locals and tourists believe that the situation has been exaggerated by the media.
Earlier this week news of the presence of the virus was first reported from Kozhikode, and now, at least 12 deaths have been confirmed to have taken place due to the “rare and deadly” virus. As the death toll is rising each day, a wave of panic has gripped the state, since the infection spreads through human contact.
However, locals in Kochi believe that unnecessary panic has been spread through the media which is disrupting tourism to...
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