A man dies in china with newly introduced virus called hantavirus

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After the coronavirus outbreak shocked the whole world there introduced a new deadly virus called Hantavirus, which is actually spreading from rodent dropping and urine. After so many deaths from COVID 19 , now a man dies from hantavirus in china.   

What exactly is HANTAVIRUS ??

Hantavirus is a 1-attainment surrounded completely by negatory sagacity RNA virus in the family Hantavirus, arranged in Bunyaviruses . These viruses normally infect rodents, but do not cause diseases in them. Human get affected if they come in contact with rodent urine, saliva or faces.

Should you be worried about this virus ??

Though Hantavirus is fatal, it is mainly spread through rodents and their dropping. It can cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome and hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. However it is not airborne and is not spread from person to person. The virus enters the body through eyes, ears, nose and mouth. Homes that have rodent infestation can also be the exposure of viruses.

Healthy people can also get affected from this virus if they come in contact with the rodent and drop it.

Symptoms of HANTAVIRUS ??

Symptoms are similar to the COVID 19 , as they include fever, common cold, flu, muscle pain, dizziness,headache and respiratory problems.

For Hantavirus till now there is no known treatment or vaccines.


The only way to prevent hantavirus is to rodent infestation in home and minimize contact with them. This can be done through pest control and proper cleaning.

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