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This image depicted Bangladeshi Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) resident, Masum Billah (left foreground), as he was conducting an interview with the parent of a Nipah virus infection case, during a cluster investigation, in Chorerkandi, Bangladesh, on February 19, 2014. The Nipah virus is a highly fatal zoonotic illness that is transmitted by bats, and is commonly associated with drinking raw juice from date palm sap, which is a delicacy in Bangladesh. Nipah causes annual viral outbreaks in Bangladesh.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Shua Chai, Bangladesh
Creation Date: 2014
Photo Credit: Shua Chai, Bangladesh
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