Coronavirus pandemic is are already devastating and the world is fighting against this lethal diseasse, now the news came from china that a person from Yunnan Province of China died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus.
According to the details the man was was tested positive for hantavirus. The authorities tested 32 other people too.
What is Hantavirus?
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is a respiratory disease in humans caused by infection with hantaviruses.
A person who comes into contact with rodents [A mammal of an order that includes rats, mice, squirrels, hamsters, porcupines, and their relatives, distinguished by strong constantly growing incisors and no canine teeth] that carry hantaviruses is at risk of HPS.
The presence of an unusually large number of Rodent in and around the home remains the primary risk for hantavirus spread.
Patients with Hantavirus have experienced fatigue, fever, and muscle aches, along with headaches, dizziness, chills and abdominal problems.
If the patient left untreated, it can lead to coughing and shortness of breath and can be fatal, with a mortality rate of 38 percent according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Transmission of Hantavirus
According to the research, the disease can spread to people if they come in contact with urine, feces, and saliva of rodents and less frequently by a bite from an infected host.