[Source: BDNews24, full page: (LINK). Extract.]
Bangladesh, Nipah virus strikes back
Nurul Islam Hasib, Senior Correspondent bdnews24.com
Published: 2013-01-23 12:11:38.0 Updated: 2013-01-23 17:35:48.0
According to its Director, the family drank raw date sap brought from Bhaluka on Jan 11 and fell ill six days later. “The boy succumbed on Tuesday at a Dhaka clinic and his father is in an intensive care unit,” Prof Mahmudur Rahman told bdnews24.com. He said they were confirmed about the presence of the nipah virus in their laboratory at around 5.45pm on Wednesday.