As all the peoples know that the whole world is distressed with the devastating rise of Coronavirus pandemic, another deadly virus has surfaced in China, Killing a man. The virus has been identified as Hantavirus, and it was been discovered in China’s Shandong province. The man who was tested positive for the virus later died due to the infection be caused by Hantavirus.
At one Report of a person in China dying due to a virus called hantavirus have been spread panic at a time when the world is battling the pandemic of novel coronavirus has been killed over 16,000 people around the world and the outbreak is yet to be brought under control. This Morning Hantavirus became one of the most top trends on Twitter after the Chinese state media tweeted about one person in the country out, hantavirus is not a new virus and has been infecting humans for decades.
The Virus was named as Hantann Virus, after the name of the river Hantan. The initial discovery dates back to scientific approaches that were initiated after the Korean war (1951-1953), during the more than 3,000 cases of Korean hemorrhagic fever were reported among the United Nations troops. In 1981, a new genus termed as hantavirus was been introduced in the Bunyaviridae family, which included the viruses that been cause hematologic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS).
Each hantavirus serotype has been specific rodent host species and is spread to be people via an aerosolized virus that is shed in urine, feces, and saliva, and less frequently by a bite from an infected host. It is usually transmitted through contact with rat drooping or Saliva of infected rodents. The most important hantavirus in the United States that can cause HPS is the Sin Nombre Virus, spread by the deer mouse. The virus causes a viral respiratory disease and the early symptoms include headaches, dizziness, fever, nausea, diarrhea, and stomach pain.