Outbreak of Nipah Virus

Saima Andrabi   by Saima Andrabi, MS, Clinical Biochemistry    Last updated on April 23, 2021,

Countries with reported outbreak of at risk based on serological evidence or molecular detection in Pteropus bats are Australia,  Bangladesh,  Cambodia,  China, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, PNG Taiwan, and Thailand.

Home range of Pteropus bats: Bhutan, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Madagascar, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, PNG, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam


nipah virus distribution map
Image Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


See also: Nipah Virus (NiV) Disease Symptoms, Prevention, and More

See also: Nipah Virus (NiV) Infection Epidemiology, Etiology, and Management

Saima Andrabi

Saima Andrabi is a clinical biochemist and is passionate about driving knowledge platforms for creating health awareness in the general public. She pursued her master’s degree in clinical biochemistry from University of Kashmir, Srinagar followed by an internship from National Institute of pathology, New Delhi. Her areas of interest include molecular biology, immunology, medical physiology and forensic medicine. Saima is very much interested in writing medical content and wants to create awareness in public through this platform.


Currently, Saima Andrabi is working at Maxinov Solutions Private LTD as a research associate and is associated with DiseaseFix as a medical content writer.

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