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Person-to-person transmission of Nipah virus in a Bangladeshi community.
Cases of village residents who suffered from "acute encephalitis syndrome, severe influenza-like illness, or meningitis from March 3 to May 24, 2014, were studied because they were identified as "epidemiological links" to the Nipah Virus outbreak, said the report.
The cholesterol-tagged HRC-derived peptides cross the blood-brain barrier and help prevent and treat the infection in animals for what would otherwise be fatal Nipah virus encephalitis," Porotto reports.
This human monoclonal antibody is the first effective antiviral drug against Hendra virus and Nipah virus that has a real potential for human therapeutic applications," he added.
Wigmore Hall: initially tested positive for the Nipah virus but last result was negative
Nipah virus causes severe illness characterized by brain inflammation or respiratory diseases in humans and animals, according to the World Health Organization.
Efforts are going on to better understand the extent to which known pathogens, like H5N1 or Nipah virus, occur in their natural reservoirs on a global scale.
The DHS predicts that the facility will focus on foot and mouth disease (FMD), classical swine fever, African swine fever, Rift Valley fever, Nipah virus, Hendra virus, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, and Japanese encephalitis.
animal husbandry and food-processing threats such as the human form of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and Nipah virus.
Nipah virus encephalitis is caused by Nipah virus, a previously unknown virus of the family Paramyxoviridae.
Since joining the CCM in 2000, Daszak had seen the evidence for himself: Hendra virus in Australia, Nipah virus in Malaysia, new strains of influenza, West Nile virus in the USA and now SARS.
BANGLADESH -- A pathogen that often causes measles-like symptoms and sometimes leads to brain inflammation and death is known as the Nipah virus, which was first isolated in 1999 in Malaysia.