Virus Hunter: Monitoring Nipah Virus in Bat Populations | HHMI BioInteractive Video

Virus Hunter: Monitoring Nipah Virus in Bat Populations | HHMI BioInteractive Video

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER 1: Jon Epstein is a virus hunter. He chases viruses that can cause outbreaks of infectious diseases. JONATHAN EPSTEIN: Over the past 40 or 50 years, we have seen a real increase in the number of emerging infectious diseases. SPEAKER 1: In Bangladesh, Epstein is monitoring a virus called Nipah. It caused…