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Study- Intense human settlement and forest disruption linked to Nipah outbreaks in Bangladesh

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  • Study- Intense human settlement and forest disruption linked to Nipah outbreaks in Bangladesh

    Source: http://www.news.wisc.edu/22356

    Intense human settlement and forest disruption linked to virus outbreak
    Dec. 2, 2013
    by David Tenenbaum


    A new study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine shows that the deadly Nipah virus in Bangladesh is infecting people only in areas with significant deforestation and high population density. Although the virus is spread by a common fruit bat, villages with fairly intact forest did not get Nipah virus infections...
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