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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.
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Broder, professor of microbiology at USU, and Dr Katharine Bossart, a USU alumna, now an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine demonstrated that giving an anti-virus human monoclonal antibody therapy after exposure to Nipah virus protected the animals from disease.
Second, in the earlier studies, all bats (except 1) that had a neutralizing antibody titer to Nipah virus had a higher neutralizing titer to Hendra virus (1 bat had equivalent titers), suggesting that the circulating henipavirus was more similar to Hendra virus than to Nipah virus.
Nipah virus outbreak with person-to-person transmission in a district of Bangladesh.
experimental Nipah virus infection in pteropid bats (Pteropus poliocephalus).
Patients with asymptomatic Nipah virus infection may have abnormal cerebral MR imaging.
Relapsed and late-onset Nipah encephalitis, a report of three cases.
Outbreaks of emerging infections in the past decade, such as those caused by avian influenza (H5N1) virus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, Nipah virus, and Hendra virus, have been associated with animal origins.
Given the observed virus diversity, implications for public health and veterinary medicine should be taken into account, especially considering the known likelihood of direct bat-tohuman and human-to-human transmission of Nipah virus (12).
The company had been using a 20ha portion of the Nipah island in cooperation with Indonesia Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry for developing the oil storage facility.
Manila's health department did not formally announce the suspected outbreak of Nipah Virus-related cases when it occurred in Sultan Kudarat, the source added.
v=Ao0dqJvH4a0) YouTube video why bats transmit so many diseases not just Ebola but also Nipah, Hendra, Marburg, and SARS.
Scientists from academia, industry, and government agencies in North America and Europe review the current status of vaccines and diagnostics for high priority transboundary animal diseases, decision-making and regulatory processes for veterinary biologics, translating research findings into licensed novel vaccines and diagnostics, and the roles and responsibilities of government agencies, as well as achievements and gaps in vaccine and diagnostics development for 11 diseases: highly pathogenic avian influenza, exotic Newcastle disease, foot and mouth disease, Rift Valley fever, Nipah and Hendra virus, African swine fever, classical swine fever, heartwater, Q fever, Ebola, and Schmallenberg virus.