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“People who come into contact with fruit bats or those living in close contact with infected people are at risk. Increased travel and population migration and increased interaction with animals, global warming, etc., contribute to the emergence of these zoonotic diseases. Avoid fruits and vegetables bitten by fruit bats. Infection spreads from infected animals to humans and among humans through body fluids,” said Dr. Vidya P. Menon, Associate Professor, General Medicine, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi.