Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 11th, 2006
According to a study from India, "During January and February 2001, an outbreak of febrile illness associated with altered sensorium was observed in Siliguri, West Bengal, India. Laboratory investigations at the time of the outbreak did not identify an infectious agent."
"Because Siliguri is in close proximity to Bangladesh, where outbreaks of Nipah virus (NiV) infection were recently described," wrote M.S. Chadha and colleagues at the India National Institute of Virology in Pune, "clinical material obtained during the Siliguri outbreak was...
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