Cause fur alert in India: Incurable ‘bat virus’ Nipah

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A deadly virus that causes fever, vomiting and convulsions – and fur which there is no vaccine – has sparked a health alert in India.
Nipah is mainly carried by fruit bats and has a mortality rate of around 75%.
It can also be passed on by pigs and from human-to-human contact and can lead to coma or swelling of the brain.
At least three people from the same family have died from the virus in Kerala, said state health minister K K Shailaja.

 

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6 months ago

That’s one virus name I’ll never be able to take seriously. Too cute. :3

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