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The natural history of Hendra and Nipah viruses

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Field, H., Young, P., Yob, J. M., Mills, J., Hall, L. and Mackenzie, J. (2001) The natural history of Hendra and Nipah viruses. Microbes and Infection, 3 (4). pp. 307-314. ISSN 1286-4579

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1286-4579(01)01384-3

Publisher URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1286457901013843


Pteropid bats (flying foxes), species of which are the probable natural host of both Hendra and Nipah viruses, occur in overlapping populations from India to Australia. Ecological changes associated with land use and with animal husbandry practices appear most likely to be associated with the emergence of these two agents.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Animal Science, Biosecurity Queensland
Keywords:Hendra virus Nipah virus flying foxes virus transmission epidemiology
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