Nipah Virus | Blog | Fortis Escorts Hospital Delhi (fortisescorts.in)
As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nipah Virus (NiV) is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes a severe disease in both animals and humans. This virus was first identified in Malaysia and Singapore in 1998. The natural hosts of the virus are fruit bats of the Pteropodidae Family, Pteropus genus.