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HEALTH NIPAH VIRUS

What is the Nipah virus and why is it more deadly than COVID-19? A virus expert explains.

Disease caused by Nipah virus A Nipah virus infection is a viral infection caused by the Nipah virus. Symptoms from infection vary from none to fever, cough, headache, shortness of breath, and confusion. This may worsen into a coma over a day or two, and 50% to 75% of those infected die. Complications can include […]

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DESENSITIVITY TO ANTIBIOTICS PASSED TO HUMANS WHO EAT PIGS

UPI.com By Stephen Feller   |   Nov. 19, 2015 at 5:52 PM Gene found that could make common bacteria resistant to antibiotics Scientists think the bacteria developed resistance in pigs treated with the antibiotic colistin and it was passed to humans who ate the animals. Pigs, like other animals raised for food, are often given antibiotics […]