Tuesday 24 March 2020

Corona's Close Friend on the Way, All you Need to Know about Hantavirus

 Corona's Close Friend on the Way, All you Need to Know about Hantavirus

After Covid-19, Another Assailant Hantavirus Gearing up in Hunt of Human Life

rodents spreading hantavirus
The image is just symbolic.


  The Corona Calamity is not yet over, but the Nature is ready for another ravaging with one more virus called Hantavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spells that Hantavirus is a family of virus that stings from rodents into human body. The Hantavirus may cause varied diseases in humans.This disease might be a new headache for people. As the vaccine of covid-19 is not yet out, so the people won't be immune enough to fight against a new or unknown species of virus or bacteria. So, it must be prevented at the very days.

Symptoms of Hantavirus

  The Hantavirus-spread diseases show symptoms like fatigue, fever, and muscle aches, along with headaches, dizziness, chills and abdominal problems. The complexity of a disease depends on the immune mechanism of human body.

How Hantavirus Spreads

  Hantavirus reportedly spreads from rodents if any person comes into contact with any affected rodent species or any contaminated urine, droplets of saliva of any rodents.

Hantavirus Case Appears from China

  Just like its distant Cousin Corona, Hantavirus appears from China. The recent tweet from Global Times, a leading English Language Chinese Newspaper, brought a bolt from the blue mentioning that a person from Yunnan Province died while on his route to the province Shandong for some of his work on Monday. It was reported he was on a chartered bus. Further they wrote that the man was tested positive for Hantavirus. The other 32 passengers boarding with him were later tested for any possibility of Hantavirus.

Precautions of Hantavirus

  • Stand away from Rodents at a safe hand
  • Clean your house and nearing as soon as possible and use disinfecting liquid while cleaning
  • Ventilate your house at least 30 minutes before cleaning the house
  • We should not panic, instead we should prepare ourself by taking all the precautions, as we know precautions is better than cure.