Hendra virus and Nipah virus animal vaccines.

  title={Hendra virus and Nipah virus animal vaccines.},
  author={Christopher C. Broder and Dawn L Weir and Peter A. Reid},
  volume={34 30},
Hendra virus (HeV) and Nipah virus (NiV) are zoonotic viruses that emerged in the mid to late 1990s causing disease outbreaks in livestock and people. HeV appeared in Queensland, Australia in 1994 causing a severe respiratory disease in horses along with a human case fatality. NiV emerged a few years later in Malaysia and Singapore in 1998-1999 causing a large outbreak of encephalitis with high mortality in people and also respiratory disease in pigs which served as amplifying hosts. The key… CONTINUE READING
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