The whole world is struggling with the coronavirus. On the background of the pandemic from China come encouraging news – deaths, no, the majority of the infected people have recovered. At the same time reasons for optimism, no media reported that in China there is another deadly virus – a new species of Hantavirus. About the first lethal outcome of the disease, the newspaper reports Тhehealthsite.com.
Male passed away within a few hours after a positive test result for Hantavirus in the Chinese province of Yunnan. Suspect Hantavirus still has 32 people. They have already passed the tests and are awaiting their results.
The Hantavirus is a family of viruses, the main carriers of which are rodents. They cause Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS). It is possible to ache, inhaling viral particles from rodent urine, droplets or saliva. The bite of an infected rodent is also leading to infection.
Even healthy people are at risk of Contracting HPS when exposed to the virus, said the Centers for control and prevention of diseases to the CDC on its official web portal.
Experts describe the symptoms of Hantavirus (HPS). The early signs include fever, fatigue and muscle aches, especially in the hips, back and shoulders.
Infected also may complain of headaches or dizziness, chills, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
At a late stage affects the lungs. They begin to fill with fluid, causing it difficult for humans to breathe. It feels like someone put a pillow on your face and begins to choke.
By the way, the Hantavirus on the territory of Russia is considered one of the main causative agents of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. Among the symptoms caused by a virus, experts distinguish hematuria, bleeding, and morning sickness.