What is Hantavirus, symptoms and its treatment

According to the state media a man was died by Hantavirus in a bus while travelling in China on Monday.

At the time the almost whole world is troubling with coronavirus and bird flu and swine flu and lot of people are died by Corona virus and thousands of people are infected by this virus, at the same time the Hantavirus is came out from China, according to the global times of China a positive test has found of hantavirus in China.

what is Hantavirus?

Hantavirus is a single-stranded, enveloped, negative-sense RNA virus.

  • Family: Hantaviridae
  • scientific name: Hantavirus
  • Class: Ellioviricetes
  • Order: Bunyavirales

This viruse are produce from rodents and this are spread when the rodents urine, saliva and blood contact with other animals or human beings.

Symptoms of Hantavirus:

The pulmonary Symptoms of Hantavirus are:

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Especially in thight, back, hips, and sometimes in shoulders.

The person who infected by this Hantavirus, also experience headache, dizziness, abdominals problem and chills.

It may produce coughing and shortness of breath.

Treatment of Hantavirus:

  • There the limited treatment for Hantavirus.
  • Protection is to avoid rodents and their habitats.
  • Avoid the contact of people who infected by this virus
  • wash your hands properly with soap or sanitizer or alcohol related product while eating and touching the nose and mouth.

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