Funding for this research was provided by:
Indian Council of Medical Research (-)
Received: 6 November 2019
Accepted: 2 February 2021
First Online: 9 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) of ICMR-NIV, Pune (IAEC/2019/MEZ/04). The permission from Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Kerala state was obtained for trapping of bats and performing this study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.