Since its discovery in 1999, Nipah virus has been reported almost yearly in Southeast Asia, with Bangladesh and India being the hardest hit. In a new study, published today in PLoS Neglected Tropical...

In a follow-up on the human Nipah virus case in Ernakulum district of Kerala state, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan told the Lower House of Parliament that out of 36 Pteropus species bats tested for...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus situation in Kerala, India, Union Minister of Health and Family, Dr Harsh Vardhan  stated today, “There have been no new cases of Nipah virus disease”. A...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus situation in Kerala state, India, Union Minister of Health and Family, Dr Harsh Vardhan is closely monitoring the situation arising out of reported cases of Nipah Virus...

India health officials have confirmed a Nipah virus case in Kerala state, almost exactly a year after an outbreak sickened 18 and killed 17 in 2018. Reports note that the 23-year-old college student is...

The experimental antiviral drug remdesivir completely protected four African green monkeys from a lethal dose of Nipah virus, according to a new study in Science Translational Medicine from National...

The deadly Nipah virus, which is carried by bats and occasionally infects people, is more likely to be transmitted from person to person when the infected patient is older, male and/or has breathing difficulties,...

Nipah virus is a type of RNA virus transmitted from animals to humans. The infection causes severe respiratory illness and symptoms including cough, headache and fever, which can progress into encephalitis,...

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Bangladesh is reporting that between February 9 and 24, five members of a family in Baliadanga upazila, Thakurgaon died after complaining...

Researchers have identified how a viral protein, which plays a major role in causing deadly Nipah and Hendra virus infections, targets a critical function in human cells to suppress immune responses and...