Breaking: Another deadlier virus Nipah breaks out in China.

There is an outbreak of the Nipah virus in China, with a fatality rate of up to 75 per cent could potentially be the next big pandemic risk with giant pharmaceutical companies unprepared while currently focusing COVID-19, according to a report by the Access to Medicine Foundation.

The virus is rare and spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage. It can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, according to the World Health Organization. The usual treatment is supportive care.

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