Hantavirus panic in China! What is Hanta virus, is it contagious?
The death of a person in China due to Hantavirus has raised new epidemic claims in the region. So, as mentioned, is the hantavirus contagious, what do experts say? Here are the last-minute hantavirus news and details about the virus that has fatal consequences …
The loss of one person in China due to havantivirus caused a new panic in the region. Experts underlined that the virus is not a new virus, and also evaluated the possibility of a hantavirus outbreak. So where did the hantavirus appear, is it contagious and where has it been seen in the world before?
HANTAVIRUS IN CHINA GREEK STATE
The death of a person who has discovered hantavirus from mice in China has caused new outbreaks of concern in the country where a new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic occurred.
China’s official broadcaster Global Times reported that a person with hantavirus detected in Yunnan province in the west of the country died on the bus while traveling to Shandong province for work.
The report also stated that 31 people on the bus were tested.
Following the news of the Global Times, comments were made that a new outbreak could occur on social media, the “hantavirus” tag on Twitter became a worldwide trend.
HANTAVIRUS IS INFECTIOUS?
Hantaviruses that infect humans through contact with mice or mouse urine, saliva, or feces cause disease called “Hantavirus Lung Syndrome” (HPS). Hantavirus, which is not transmitted from person to person, does not pose an epidemic danger.
WHAT IS HANTAVIRUS?
The RNA virus, hantavirus, takes its name from the Hantaan River in South Korea, where it was first isolated. As with the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, hantavirus is progressing with hemorrhagic fever.
HOW DO I HAVE HANTA VIRUS?
The feces of hantavirus rodents, known to be carriers of mice and some rodents, infect patients by creating an infected environment through their urine.
The way of transmission to humans is by inhaling rodents’ feces or urine output.
WHAT ARE THE HANTAVIRUS SYMPTOMS?
The hantavirus, which gives symptoms such as fatigue, fever, pain in the muscle mass and bleeding, can also cause fatal consequences by causing consequences such as hypertension, pulmonary edema, kidney failure.
In addition, symptoms such as headache, dizziness, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea are also among the symptoms of this virus.