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Other Names: Porcine Respiratory and Encephalitis Syndrome, Porcine Respiratory and Neurologic Syndrome, Barking Pig Syndrome
Nipah virus infection is a viral disease carried by fruit bats. It affects humans, pigs, and occasionally other domesticated animals.

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  • Henipavirus

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