Nipah virus


Nipah virus, scientific name Nipah henipavirus, is a bat-borne virus that causes Nipah virus infection, a disease with a high mortality rate. Numerous disease outbreaks caused by Nipah virus have occurred in South and Southeast Asia. Nipah virus belongs to the genus Henipavirus along with the Hendra virus, which has also caused disease outbreaks.

Broader Problems:
Emerging viral diseases
Biosciences Bacteriology
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
06.02.2018 – 01:41 CET