What is Hantavirus and How It's Spread?

What is Hantavirus and How It's Spread?

The whole world was just now preparing to fight with the Coronavirus that on March 23 in China, the Hantavirus has knocked down and one person has died.

Now the question arises that what is this new Hantavirus and how does it spread? Let's get reliable information about Hantavirus in this article.

Origin of Hantavirus

A person suffering from the Hantavirus, returning from a bus from China's Shandong province, died in Yunnan province on 23 March 2020. Thus, like the coronavirus, hantavirus has also started in China.

How Hantavirus Spreads?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the virus is spread by rats and squirrels.

If any person; After touching the saliva, urine, and feces, etc. of the mice, if they touch their nose, eyes, and mouth, then the risk of getting infected with the virus is increased. Apart from this, if the mice are coming in and out of the houses, then there is a strong possibility of the virus spreading. Although it can also prevent the bite of an infected rat person, it is less likely.

In the United States, the most important hantavirus that can cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is the syn number virus, which is spread by the deer mouse.

Symptoms of Hantavirus

A person gets headaches, fever, vomiting, body pain, diarrhea and stomach ache, etc. when infected with the Lanta virus. If the treatment is not done in time, then the lungs of the infected person also get filled with water, they have trouble breathing and eventually death.

Hantavirus more dangerous Coronavirus?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Hantavirus is lethal but does not pass from one person to another. The laughing virus does not spread through the air, thus it can be called less deadly than corona. 

The death rate of infected persons is 38%, which means that if 100 people are infected with death then 38 dies.