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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006


Foodborne Transmission of Nipah Virus, Bangladesh

Stephen P. Luby*Comments to Author , Mahmudur Rahman†, M. Jahangir Hossain*, Lauren S. Blum*, M. Mushtaq Husain†, Emily S. Gurley*, Rasheda Khan*, Be-Nazir Ahmed†, Shafiqur Rahman†, Nazmun Nahar*, Eben Kenah*, James A. Comer‡, and Thomas G. Ksiazek‡
Author affiliations: *International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh; †Institute for Epidemiology Disease Control and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 1

Symptoms and signs of persons with outbreak-associated encephalitis, Habla Union, Bangladesh, January 2005

Symptom and signs No. (%)
Fever 12 (100)
Death 11 (92)
Lack of consciousness 9 (75)
Headache 5 (42)
Vomiting 5 (42)
Seizures 4 (33)
Difficulty breathing 1 (8)

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