Topics

[Comment] A trial for post-exposure prophylaxis against henipaviruses

20:12 EST 3 Feb 2020 | The Lancet

Both Nipah virus and Hendra virus are members of genus Henipavirus, within the family Paramyxoviridae, which cause devasting outbreaks with high case fatality in humans.1 Hendra virus has caused outbreaks in both horses and humans in Australia.2 Nipah virus causes outbreaks of encephalitis in humans almost every year in south or southeast Asia, with high case fatality rates, reaching almost 100% in some transmission clusters.1,3 No approved vaccines or therapeutics are available for human use.

Original Article: [Comment] A trial for post-exposure prophylaxis against henipaviruses

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "[Comment] A trial for post-exposure prophylaxis against henipaviruses"

Quick Search