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Nipah Virus Outbreak

Nipah Virus Outbreak!

Nipah name is originated from Sungai Nipah, a village in the Malaysian Peninsula where pig farmers became ill with encephalitis (1998). On this occasion, pigs were the intermediate hosts.

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Nipah Prevention

Nipah Prevention

Nipah virus infection can be prevented by avoiding exposure to sick pigs and bats in endemic areas and not drinking raw date palm sap.

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Nipah Infection Treatment

Nipah Infection Treatment

Treatment is limited to supportive care. Because Nipah virus encephalitis can be transmitted person-to-person.

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Nipah Diagnosis

Nipah Diagnosis

Diagnosis of a patient with a clinical history of NIV can be made during the acute and convalescent phases of the disease by using a combination of tests.

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Nipah Transmission

Nipah Transmission

Transmission happens even from direct exposure to infected bats. Drinking contaminated date palm sap with bat excretions is known to cause disease outbreak in recent reports.

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Nipah Infection Symptoms

Nipah Infection Symptoms

According to Center of Disease Control (CDC) “Symptoms of Nipah virus can begin with headache and drowsiness but quickly transform into a coma within a matter of days”.

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Nipah Virus Distribution Map

Nipah Virus Distribution Map

Home range of Pteropus bats: Bhutan, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Madagascar, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, PNG, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

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Service dogs: How do they keep humans safe?

Service dogs: How do they keep humans safe?

Often, we see service dogs with their human partners. Even though we may not able to make out what types of services those dogs are providing, one thing for sure that Humans’ best friends are busy in keeping humans safe.

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