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Unmasking nipah: India’s battle against an emerging pathogen

Nursing & Care Open Access Journal
Majani Edward,1 Emele Arthur Hayford,2 Ally Mwambela,1 Alex Madimo1


The emergence of the Nipah virus as an infectious disease threat necessitates a thorough examination of India’s multifaceted response. This commentary delves into India’s tenacious battle against the Nipah virus, offering a detailed exploration of its response efforts, key lessons, and an extensive set of future recommendations. As a zoonotic pathogen originating in fruit bats, the Nipah virus presents a profound challenge to healthcare systems, demanding a comprehensive and adaptable strategy.


nipah virus, healthcare systems, SARS-CoV