Hantavirus: A New Threat? Took One Human Life In China!

An immediate reacted News on social media from Global Times reports, A man has been a victim of another life-threatening virus named “Hantavirus” in Yunnan province of China while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on charted bus on Monday.

A person from Yunnan Province died while he was traveling on the bus along with 32 other people and they all were tested, China’s Global Times.

The world has not yet dealt with COVID-19 is now facing another threat to life, which is another severe respiratory disease in humans in the form of Hantavirus. People can be infected with a hantavirus when they smell virus particles from rodent urine, droppings or saliva that has been discharged into the air. This can happen when rodent waste mixes up from vacuuming or sweeping. Or when they touch something or eat food infected with the urine, droppings or saliva of infected rodents

Anyone who somehow into connection with rodents that take hantaviruses is at risk of HPS. Its early indications such as fever, muscle aches, and fatigue are easily distracted with influenza. However, if the person is undergoing fever and fatigue and has a history of potential rural rodent exposure, together with a severe respiratory problem, it would be strongly indicative of HPS.

There is no availability of specific treatment, cure, or vaccine for hantavirus infection. If symptoms of the patient are diagnosed early, they can be intubated and provided oxygen therapy within the time of severe respiratory distress in the Intensive Care Unit.


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