Nipah has claimed 3 lives in 15 days from the same family in Kerala, including 2 siblings in twenties whose father is still battling with the disease. Dead bats were found in their well. NCDC team with its higher authorities visited Changarothu and Perambra, where the virus was first reported. Ms. Shylaja, Health Minister and T P Ramakrishnan, Labour minister are putting serious efforts. Ms. Shylaja mentioned that the virus spreads only through direct contact with the infected.