Homoeopathy in NIPAH Virus
Dr. Tridibesh Tripathy, Professor Shankar Das, Professor Dharmendra Pratap Singh, Dr. Umakant Prusty, Dr. Madan Mohan Mishra, Dr. Jeevan Krushna Pattanaik, Dr. Pramod Bihary Pradhan, Mr. Anil Dubey, Mr. Anjani Kumar, Ms. Sanskriti Tripathy, Mrs. Anjali Tripathy, Prof. Rakesh Dwivedi, Dr. Mohini Gautam
South Asian Res J App Med Sci
| Pages : 96-99
DOI : 10.36346/sarjams.2023.v05i05.004
Nipah virus disease outbreak occurred in Kerala in the month of May 2018. It happened in Kerala again in September 2023. As on 13th September 2023, two unnatural deaths from Kozhikode district were suspected to be due to Nipah virus infection. Again in Sept 14, 2023, TOI reports that Kerala reported its 5th case. In the absence of a definitive cure for this viral disease, the article peeps through the homoeopathic lens & explores what it can offer to deal with this viral episode. The success of homoeopathy in COVID 19 again reiterates the fact that as homoeopathy was & is effective against viral infections; it is effective against Nipah virus disease also . Nipah virus is an enveloped RNA virus that has been a major cause of encephalitis outbreaks with high mortality primarily in the Indo-Bangladesh regions. The first breakout was in Malaysia-Singapore that was related to contact with pigs & the outbreak in Phillipines associated with horse slaughter. Most other out breaks has affected the Indo- Bangladesh regions. Here, the outbreaks were associated with consumption of raw date palm sap contaminated by fruit bats & had a very high secondary attack rate .