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Manipal Institute of Virology (MIV) celebrates 73rd Independence Day

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Vaccination- Our best contribution to a healthier world

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World Encephalitis 2019 Observed at MCVR Manipal

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We live in a world where no place is a health sanctuary. Despite the progress in surveillance, improvements in the field of medicine we are always on a back foot. Though emerging and re-emerging diseases are a challenge to public health, vaccine-preventable diseases are something under its control. According to WHO, the increase in percentage …

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World Encephalitis Day on February 22 is a global awareness day where individuals and families affected by encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) come together to shine a light on the condition. The sixth annual World Encephalitis Day is led by the Encephalitis Society and will celebrate and honour the millions of people affected by encephalitis across …

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Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR) with financial support from MAHE has developed an app for guiding rabies prophylaxis among health care professionals. Even though, clinicians are well aware of rabies, owing to busy schedules they are not getting updated with current guidelines. India is second in position after China in terms of having the …

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Because bats are the normal reservoir, Nipah virus outbreaks appear to be seasonal, with an increase in cases coinciding with the spring, when the bat reproduction season is. Once a person is infected through direct contact with the virus, the virus is transmitted person-to-person through respiratory droplets. Family clusters combined with the right incubation time …

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Manipal Centre For Virus Research (MCVR), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, commemorated the World Rabies Day by organising an awareness rally at Manipal on September 27, 2018. The rally was flagged off by Dr Poornima Baliga B, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Health Sciences), Manipal Academy of Higher Education. The rally was lead by Dr G Arunkumar, Professor …

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Eight out of ten people do not know what encephalitis is; such is the situation across the globe. World Encephalitis Day led by Encephalitis Society is a global campaign which recognizes the impact on those affected and raises awareness of encephalitis among the general public. About 5,00,000 children and adults are affected by encephalitis every …

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