Nipah virus :
As per the world health organization nipah virus was first found in 1998 in Malaysia and Singapore. the natural hosts of this virus is fruit bats . it is also common in pigs . it spreads from animals to humans and also from humans to humans.
In 2004 few cases are registered in India and Bangladesh.
Signs and symptoms :
5.drowsiness and leads to confusion.
as of now there is no particular treatment of nipah virus. avoid direct contact with animals.
Toddy should be avoided for a while.
don't eat the fruits which are bitten . wash it throughly and eat only the fruits which are not half eaten or bitten marks on it.
prevention is better than cure.
when you visit a patient use gloves and mask. wash your hands properly after the visit.