Case of Nipah Virus suspected after sudden death of bats

More than 15 bats were found dead at a government school in Himachal Pradesh's Nahan. A case of Nipah Virus is suspected. There has been a massive outbreak of the virus in Kerala. District Chief Medical Officer, Dr Sanjay Sharma told the media,"We have sent their samples for investigation and have sensitized the administration teachers and students about Nipah virus. We have told them whatever happens, do not touch those bats. This year there has been too many deaths of bats."