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Henipavirus is a rare, but emerging, infection in the Asia-Pacific region. An outbreak of Nipah virus infection was reported in India in May 2018, but was quickly contained.

Catherine Houlihan, Clinical Lecturer at University College London, gives us a clinical overview of the disease.

For more on henipavirus, see BMJ Best Practice:


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