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China: One Person killed by Hantavirus in Shandong province after Coronavirus

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After Coronavirus a case of death from Hantavirus has now been reported in China. In connection with work, a young man going to Shandong province was found dead in a bus.


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  • What is Hantavirus
  • Hantavirus is nor spread like coronavirus
  • Death toll 38% infected people from Hantavirus

A person died on Monday in the Chinese province of Yunnan with the Hantavirus, when china suffering from the coronavirus. The victim was returning by bus to Shandong Province to work. He was found positive with the Hantavirus. 32 other people boarding the bus have also been investigated. There has been a ruckus on social media after the Chinese government newspaper Global Times informed about the incident.

A large number of people are tweeting and fearing that it might become an epidemic like the coronavirus. People are saying that if the people of China do not stop eating animals alive then this will continue to happen. The Chinese people are now working on another epidemic project. This virus is caused by eating mice.

 

What Is Hantavirus?

Experts believe that the Hantavirus is not as deadly as the coronavirus. Unlike the corona, it does not spread by air. It is spread by human exposure to a rat or squirrel. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ‘mice in and out of the house are at risk of Hantavirus infection. Even if there is a healthy person and they come in contact with the virus, then there is a risk of getting infected.

Although the Hantavirus does not pass from one person to another, but if a person touches their eyes, nose, and mouth after touching the feces, urine, etc. of mice then there is an increased risk of getting infected with the Hantavirus. A person gets a fever, headache, body ache, stomach ache, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. when infected with this virus. If the treatment is delayed, the lungs of the infected person also get filled with water, he has trouble breathing.

 

Hantavirus is Deadly?

According to the CDC, the Hantavirus is fatal. The death toll of infected people is 38 percent. This case of Hantavirus has come in China at a time when the whole world is struggling with the epidemic of Coronavirus originating from Wuhan.

Now, more than 16,500 people have died due to coronavirus so far. Not only has this, 382,824 people of the world been infected with Coronavirus. The prevalence of coronavirus can be gauged from the fact that the virus has now spread to 196 countries.

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