Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala
A 47-year-old man died on Sunday(29th May 2022) because of the West Nile Virus in Kerala’s Thrissur district, the first death in the state caused by the vector-borne infection in the last three years. It has sent authorities in the state into a tizzy with the health department issuing directions to eliminate mosquito breeding to prevent the disease.
The man developed fever and other symptoms on 17 May and after getting treatment from various hospitals, he was admitted to the government medical college in Thrissur, where he was diagnosed with West Nile fever.
Kerala health minister Veena George said that controlling the growth of mosquitoes and carrying out a source destruction are essential to prevent this illness.
Source : First Post