Nipah virus infection is an emerging disease endemic to Southeast Asia, carried by fruit bats of the genus Pteropus. It can affect humans, pigs and occasionally other domesticated animals.
Center for Emerging Issues: Nipah Virus
Emerging disease notice issued in 1999. [PDF]
Merck Veterinary Manual: Nipah Virus Infection
Etiology, epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical findings, diagnosis, treatment, control, prevention and zoonotic risk.
Nipah Virus Infection
Detailed factsheet with information on the disease, its importance, distribution and transmission and the infections it causes in both humans and other animals. [PDF]
Nipah Virus Infection
Factsheet on this emerging disease which can spread from its wildlife reservoir to pigs and humans where it causes an often fatal disease.
Nipah Virus Infection: Pathology and Pathogenesis of an Emerging Paramyxoviral Zoonosis
Paper published in the American Journal of Pathology in 2002 about this previously unrecognized paramyxovirus infection.
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