What is Henipavirus?
What causes Henipavirus?
How do you prevent Henipavirus?
- Practice handwashing regularly with soap and water.
- Avoid contact with sick bats or pigs.
- Avoid areas where bats are known to roost.
- Avoid eating or drinking products that could be contaminated by bats, such as raw date palm sap, raw fruit, or fruit that is found on the ground.
What does Hendra virus do to humans?
Fever, cough, sore throat, headache and tiredness are common initial symptoms. Meningitis or encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) can develop, causing headache, high fever, and drowsiness, and sometimes convulsions and coma. Hendra virus infection can be fatal.
Is Hendra virus a RNA virus?
Can Nipah be cured?
Is there a cure for Hendra virus?
Is the Hendra virus still around?
Is the Nipah virus airborne?
Is Parvo a zoonotic?
How many horses have had Hendra virus?
Are Hendra and Nipah the same?
How long does Hendra virus last in the environment?
Is Hendra virus in Victoria?
Hendra disease has not yet been detected in Victoria, but precautions should always be taken in areas where there are flying fox populations in close proximity with horses. An effective way to reduce the risk of Hendra virus infection in horses is to vaccinate.