What is Hantavirus?

what is hanta virus

What is Hantavirus?

The Centre for Disease Control says that the virus is spread mainly from rodents. It goes on to mention that infection with any of the hantavirus can cause hantavirus disease in people.

“Hantaviruses within the Americas are referred to as “New World” hantaviruses and should cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS). Other hantaviruses, referred to as “Old World” hantaviruses, are found mostly in Europe and Asia and should cause haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS),” the CDC website said.

The hantavirus case comes at a time when the entire country of these infected by novel coronavirus globally is nearing the 400,000 mark and scientists are yet to seek out a cure for it. the worldwide price has crossed the 16,500 mark.

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