#Hantavirus: Symptoms Of Hantavirus A New Virus That Hit China

A new virus hit China and the virus has claimed one life, while those with contact with index said to have tested positive to the virus. As the world battle the spread of coronavirus that originated from China.

According to the report, a man has died in Yunnan province of China after testing positive to the new Hantavirus.

Hantavirus is currently on the top trend on Twitter, People were shocked when they visit Twiter and found Hantavirus on trending. A Twitter user disclosed that I was shocked to see Hantavirus trending on Twitter and he quickly clicked on it to know what is real Hantavirus. I was shocked to know that someone has already died from it.

My State News learnt that Hantavirus is associated with rodents just like what we have in Africa Lassa fever. Our team quickly make a search on Google to ascertain the symptom of the Hantavirus. The research finds out that Hantavirus has symptom not too far from coronavirus and Lassa Fever.

Symptoms Of Hantavirus

Checking out the Symptoms of Hantavirus, If you contact Hantavirus, You may experience some of the early symptoms and it will be necessary to contact your Doctor.

According to one of the world-leading health website, Mayoclinic the early symptoms include:

  • Fever and chills
  • Headaches and muscle aches
  • Vomiting, diarrhoea or abdominal pain

After four to 10 days, more-serious signs and symptoms begin. They typically include:

  • A cough that produces secretions
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fluid accumulating within the lungs
  • Low blood pressure
  • Reduced heart efficiency

Our research team do not confirm whether Hantavirus is curable or there is already know the medicine of this virus. Researching further suggest “Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is an infectious disease characterized by flu-like symptoms that can progress rapidly to potentially life-threatening breathing problems.”

Humans who contract the hantavirus usually come into contact with rodents that carry the virus. “Rodent infestation in and around the home remains the primary risk for hantavirus exposure. Even healthy individuals are at risk for HPS infection if exposed to the virus,” Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said in its website.

Our advice to the WHO is to quickly sensitize people about the danger of Hantavirus and ways to curtail the virus not to spread worldwide just like coronavirus.



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