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Dozens in China Infected With New ‘Langya' Virus Carried by Shrews

1 month ago   |   By Time

Nearly three dozen people in China have been sickened by a newly identified virus from the same family as the deadly Nipah and Hendra viruses, though there's no evidence the pathogen can be transmitted from person-to-person.
The virus, named Langya henipavirus or LayV, was found thanks to an early detection system for feverish people with a recent history of exposure to animals in eastern China. The patients-mainly farmers-also reported fatigue, cough, loss of appetite and aches, with several developing blood-cell abnormalities and signs of liver and kidney damage. All survived.
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China warns of new virus that has sickened 35 people

China warns of new virus that has sickened 35 people

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Nearly three dozen people have been sickened by a new virus spreading in China - with scientists warning it is too early to tell if it is deadly or if it spreads among humans.
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