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Description:This photomicrograph revealed some of the pathologic changes associated with a Nipah virus infection affecting the central nervous system of a human patient.
Illness with Nipah virus begins with 3-14 days of fever and headache. This is followed by drowsiness and disorientation characterized by mental confusion. These signs and symptoms can progress to coma within 24-48 hours. Some patients have had a respiratory illness during the early part of their infections.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Brian W.J. Mahy, BSc, MA, PhD, ScD, DSc
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Links:CDC – Special Pathogens Branch; Hendra Virus Disease and Nipah Virus Encephalitis
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