A Person took his Last breath In China, Yunnan province Due to another Virus Named “Hantavirus”.
What is Hantavirus?
Hantavirus is a family of fatal viruses that are more dangerous than Coronavirus, because their mortality rates are very high; that are 38%.
It is not a new virus. It already exists on earth. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is a life threatening illness first identified in 1993, after that there have been 73 infected people in California and 30% of them have been fatal.
How Does It Spread?
Hantavirus cannot be transmitted by human to human but from rodents like rates and other biological animals. Rodents are mammals that are found in all over the world except Antarctica.
It can be transferred only by inhaling urine or feces smell of infected rodents.
It also spreads from touching things contaminated rodent urine, feces and saliva.
Its transmission is not often by a bite of infected host.
Symptoms of Deadly Virus Hantavirus
In early symptoms of Hantavirus are fatigue, fever and muscles’ pain mainly back and hips muscles.
About half of this virus patients also suffer from headache, dizziness, nausea and abdominal pain.
Some of the patients also feel chills and shoulders’ pain.
After 4 to 10 days, the late symptoms of HPS and patients face coughing and shortness of breath.
Chest pain is also included in late symptoms as the lungs of the patient filled with fluid.
Because of the small cases of HPS recovered cases the information about symptoms is limited but its confirmed, that is a fatal disease.
Avoid areas infected with rodents or with signs of rodent infestation such as droppings.
Most importantly, disinfect areas with signs of rodents.
Wash hands frequently.
Avoid kissing and sexual intercourse with a patient ill because of this deadly virus.
Avoid sharing close physical space for long time with a hantavirus patient.