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Amplifying host

Spread microbes to other suceptable animals


Pigs are this many times

Dead end host

Microbe cannot be transmitted to any other animals


Many cases the host will die

Hendra virus

5 to 10 day incubation period


Causes pneumonia and edema and encephalitis


Spread by secreations


Bats are a resevoir

Australien bat Lyssavirus

Similar to rabies


Bats are the resevoir


Symptoms: numbness agitarion depression


Bats: weekness or paralysis

Menangle virus

Fruit bats source of virus


Pigs have still bourne babies


No death in adults

Nipah virus

Similar to hendra virus


Causes severe cough in pigs causeing rapid transmission


Humans: fever headaches pneumonia


No human to human contact