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Nipah virus

a paramyxovirus that can cause fatal disease in humans, with features of encephalitis and meningitis; the virus spreads from swine to humans.
[Nipah, Malaysia, where first human case detected, 1999]

Nipah virus

(nĭp′ə)
n.
A paramyxovirus that is transmitted to humans from other mammals, especially pigs, and causes fever and myalgias that can progress to encephalitis.

Ni·pah vi·rus

(nē'pă vī'rŭs)
A paramyxovirus that can cause fatal disease in humans, with features of encephalitis and meningitis; the virus spreads from swine to humans.
[Nipah, Malaysia, where first human case detected, 1999]

Nipah,

village in Malaysia where the first human case was detected in 1999.
Nipah virus - a paramyxovirus with features of encephalitis and meningitis; spread from swine to humans.

Nipah virus

a respiratory disease of pigs caused by a paramyxovirus in the genus Henipavirus; is related to Hendra virus; transmitted from bats and is zoonotic causing a fatal encephalitis in humans.
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