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Deadly Nipah virus claims lives in India

An outbreak of the rare virus in Kerala this month has killed more than a dozen people.

The death toll from the outbreak of a rare virus in southern India has risen to 14.

The Nipah virus, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, emerged in the state of Kerala this month.

Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.