Monkeypox to Nipah: Why Kerala is a hotbed of infectious diseases | Let Me Explain

From Monkeypox to COVID-19, Kerala was the first Indian state to report these diseases.

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While the state reported India’s first case of monkeypox on July 14, Kerala also detected the first case of COVID-19 back in January 2020 The state has also witnessed three outbreaks of the Nipah virus in 2018, 2019 and 2021. More recently, Kerala has seen the Tomato flu, a viral disease that has spread to many other places.

In this week’s episode of Let Me Explain, The News Minute’s Anna Isaac looks at why Kerala appears to be a hotbed of infectious diseases.

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