Latest about Nipah Virus Outbreak

Latest about Nipah Virus    Outbreak

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Nipah Virus

 

  • Has Caused Latest Outbreak in Kerala
  • A Deadly virus ,
  • Highly Pathogenic
  • Zoonosis
  • Incubation Period : 5-14 Days
  • Causes Severe Disease in Animals and Humans
  • Transmitted by fruits/food Infected by various specifies of Bats
  • Belongs to Petropodioade Family , Petropus Genus , Paramyxovirus .
  • Causes severe Respiratory and Cerebral  Symptoms ( Fatal Encephalitis and Acute Respiratory Syndrome )
  • No Specific Treatment yet.
  • Treatment is Supportive Therapy with Vital Monitoring
  • No vaccination available as Yet

 

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