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Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis

Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis

Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. The natural host of the virus is fruit bats of the Pteropodidae Family, Pteropus genus. The emerging zoonotic virus (a virus transmitted to humans from animals), Nipah virus is closely related to Hendra virus. Both are members…

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