NEW DELHI | Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak
NEW DELHI— A deadly virus has killed at least three people in southern India, officials said Monday, with medical teams dispatched to the area amid reports that up to six other people could have died from the disease and others are ill.
The three fatalities from the Nipah virus were all from the same family, said Kerala state health minister K.K. Shailaja.
There is no vaccine for Nipah, which can cause raging fevers, convulsions and vomiting.