Nipah virus that has claimed at least 12 lives in Kerala is creating a scare among other states and people in general. However, several medical experts have assured that even in Kerala, the virus is under control and its spread can be contained by following certain healthy habits. The mortality rate due to the virus is very high and there is no medicine to cure it. Hence the only way is prevent it from spreading. Any suspect should be isolated and all the precautionary gear should be used while associating with him or her.