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January 21, 2021
Dr. Supaporn Wacharapluesadee

The other virus that worries Asia

Nipah virus is on the World Health Organization’s top 10 list of pathogens that could cause a public health emergency. Supaporn Wacharapluesadee has been a part […]
January 21, 2021
Bats in tree

Can understanding Nipah help explain COVID-19?

Dr. Stephen Luby, a Stanford epidemiologist, discusses the similarities between the Nipah virus and novel viruses such as COVID-19 in a Q and A format. Dr. […]
November 6, 2020

Nipah virus may be more widespread than thought

A six-year study led by Dr. Jonathan Epstein finds that the Nipah virus may be more prevalent than thought.  The study found that bats throughout Bangladesh […]
May 1, 2020

How Fighting Nipah Helped KK Shailaja Fight Covid-19

KK Shailaja, Health Minister for the Indian state of Kerala, used her knowledge of fighting the Nipah virus to prepare her state for the Coronavirus.
April 1, 2020
Dr Emily Gurley. Photo JHU

Tracking the Nipah Virus

Dr Emily Gurley's 20 year quest to understand and prevent Nipah’s spread from bats to humans.
March 1, 2020

The Next Pandemic is Already Coming

Leading scientists discuss the epidemic potential of person to person spread of Nipah virus disease.
February 1, 2020

Monitoring the Deadly Nipah Virus

EcoHealth Alliance examines the deadly interplay of animal health, human health and changing habitat.
January 1, 2020

Why Bats Make Such Good Viral Hosts

Bats tolerate chronic infection with viruses which rapidly kill humans.
One Health Initiative