In China after corona now Hantavirus have lifted up the head, which resulted in the official media said on Tuesday killed one person.
The death comes at a time when the world is already battling the Coronavirus and more than a billion people are facing lockdown. In this situation, the death of the Hantavirus has created even more panic in the already-assimilated world, but it is important to clarify that the Hantavirus is not a new virus and has been affecting humans for decades. ۔
What is Hanta Virus?
In medical terms, it is called Hanta Virus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is a respiratory disease found in humans. The virus is transmitted from rats to livestock to humans.
Breathing can also cause HPS. This can happen when the rat’s urine and waste drops containing the Hinta virus are transmitted through the air and into the air through humans.
Humans can still be infected at this time when they touch the urine, waste content in their bills. Later it can also be transmitted by touching the nose or mouth. Infected mice can also transmit the virus to humans.
Mice bills in and around the home can be a major risk factor for the spread of the virus, even in healthy individuals, there is a risk of viral infection.
What are the symptoms?
The initial symptoms of the virus include fatigue, fever, and muscle aches, especially in the thighs, hips, back, and sometimes shoulders.
In addition, there may be headaches, dizziness, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Symptoms appear in about half of all HPS patients.
Four to 10 days after the initial stage of the disease, long-term symptoms of HPS appear. These include coughing and difficulty breathing, as the lungs fill with fluid.
How often do symptoms appear?
Due to very few HPS cases, the exact information of its ‘incubation time’ is not available, However, on the basis of limited information, this may show symptoms within one to eight weeks of transfer to humans via affected rats urine, vision or saliva.
Is the disease deadly?
Yes the Hantavirus can be fatal and result in 38% mortality.
When and where did the Hantavirus originate?
For the first time in 1978, Korean hematologic fever was detected by mice in fields near the Hantan River in South Korea.
The virus is named after the river. The initial discovery came after the Korean War (1951-1953), where more than 3,000 cases of Korean hemorrhagic fever were reported by UN forces.
In 1981 a new genus called ‘Hanta Virus’ was introduced, including viruses that cause hemorrhagic fever due to kidney syndrome (HFRS).
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