20 years recollection of Nipah disease outbreak (Sept 1998-May 1999)
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- October 22, 2021
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Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Agrobased Industry.
Advisory: Dr. Faizah Hanim Bt. Mohd Saeid, Veterinary Research Institute (VRI).
The Nipah virus outbreak in Malaysia which occured from late 1998 to 2001, can be considered as a major disaster which affected human lives and caused severe economic losses in the swine industry in Malaysia.