Hendra virus infection
Hendra virus infection is a rare viral infection disorder caused by the Hendra virus characterized by onset of flu-like symptoms (fever myalgia headaches lethargy) approximately one week after having been in close contact with bodily fluids of infected horses. Neurological manifestations (e.g. vertigo confusion ataxia) and progressive respiratory failure leading to death have also been reported.
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