When the world is facing a huge problem of coronavirus. The new virus updates are coming from china known as Hantavirus. This is mainly spread through the Rodents. A report in global times says that this virus is mainly spread from china. And a man Yunnan province died from this new virus while he was on a bus in Shandong Province. This virus normally causes infection in rodents but does not cause disease in them. A human may normally be infected from hantavirus through a contract with Rodent urine, saliva, and feces.
Symptoms of this virus are also the same as the coronavirus but only one or two symptoms are different. The main symptoms are – dry cough, fever, cold, body aches, headaches, diarrhea, and abnormal pain. But in the more infected people, there is shortness of breathing, fatal, Nausea and vomiting.
Diagnosing HPS is can be challenging. There are no tests for the hantavirus. This virus is the family of Hantaviridea. This virus is named for the Hanta river area in South Korea where an early outbreak is observed and was isolated in 1976. Hantavirus is a newly discovered virus in the genus of the virus. More than 3000 people became ill with symptoms that cause kidney failure. This is mainly spread in South countries. In late 1945, sweating sickness swept in the country. Scientists research the theory of hantavirus. In 1993, the outbreak of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome( HPS) occurred in four corners of regions in the southwestern United States.
Treatment of the new virus – Ribavirin may be the drug of hantavirus and HFRS. People infected with this virus admitted to the hospital and give the proper oxygen and ventilation support. The best prevention of hantavirus is to minimize the number of rodents in their homes, offices, and campsite. Control of rats in their area is key to prevention of the hantavirus .