Endangered animals are perishing due to infection caused by canine distemper virus (CDV) Endangered animals are perishing due to infection caused by canine distemper virus (CDV)
About Canine distemper Virus
• CDV is a common disease in domestic dogs.
• CDV affects different systems of the body including nervous and respiratory system in these animals.
• CDV breaks down the immunity system and causes various secondary bacterial infections, which leads to death.
• It spreads in the animals that eat dogs infected with the virus and/or drink water from same source.
Paramyxovirus particle courtesy of Linda Stannard