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Kolkata: The management of Alipore Zoo in Kolkata has issued a warning on Nipah Virus as regards people visiting the zoo.

Going by this, visitors to the zoo has been advised not to collect or eat fruits from the trees or those lying below the trees on the zoo premises. The warning notice inked by director Asis Kumar Samanta has been put up at the zoo today morning.

Referring to the recent outbreak of Nipah Virus in some parts of the country, it says that eating fruits lying on the zoo might lead to getting infected by the deadly virus as the fruits are often pricked or partially eaten by bats.