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Hendra-like virus responsible for epidemic in Malaysia

, : Hendra-like virus responsible for epidemic in Malaysia. Lancet (North American Edition) 353(9161): 1335, April 17

Virologists have identified the virus responsible for the deaths of more than 100 people in Malaysia as an unknown form of the Hendra virus. The virus, which also affects pigs, has caused the government to slaughter thousands of pigs in hopes of controlling it.


DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(05)74337-3

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