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What does NiV stand for?

NiV stands for Nipah Virus (paramyxovirus)

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Although a causative agent remains to be formally identified, all [available] samples were found negative for H5N1 and other influenza viruses, Sars, and Nipah virus," the WHO report said.
Building on their past work, the team demonstrates in this study that the addition of a cholesterol group to HRC peptides that are active against Nipah virus dramatically increases their antiviral effect.
Despite showing no clinical signs of infection, Wigmore Hall was one of three international runners to test positive for the Nipah virus after contesting the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji last month, along with Presvis and Hong Kong-trained California Memory.
For example, global travel, which spread SARS coronavirus from China to 25 other countries; trade, such as monkeypox virus arriving in the United States through the importation of the African rats Lisa mentioned; agricultural expansion where Nipah virus in Malaysia emerged first in domestic pigs, then people, because of a combination of intensive farming practices and fruit orchards planted next to the pig enclosures which brought in fruit bats, the natural reservoir for the virus; and the inappropriate use of antibiotics to combat diseases, which has resulted in MRSA--methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in many parts of the United States.