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‘Langya,’ China’s Newest Virus, Kin To Killer Nipah, Showing Up

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  • Scientists in China reported 35 cases of a new virus of animal origin called Langya.
  • Scientists also pointed out that the new virus is similar to Nipah, one of the most dangerous viruses in the world, which has no cure and a mortality rate of between 40% and 75%.

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