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Hantavirus: Outbreak of another virus, After COVID-19 Netizens Scared

Arpita Mackelvy

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At this moment coronavirus is a serious ongoing issue that everyone is facing worldwide. Several countries are severely hit by the deadly virus. Because of this, they have asked people to stay home and maintain hygiene. Meanwhile, when the fights with COVID-19 is still going on, reports about another deadly disease is coming.

Yes, you heard it right! A new virus by the name of the Hanta Virus has been currently reported. Hantavirus is one of the top trends on Twitter, which is making people worried about the possible outbreak of another virus. Soon after the news came people started tweeting about it.

What is Hantavirus?

It is a disease that is carried by rodents. It leads to hemorrhage and kidney failure. Humans can become infected with hantavirus through contact with rodent urine, saliva or faeces. According to the reports it not an airborne disease like Coronavirus.

Hantavirus Symptoms:

The symptoms that individual feel includes fatigue, fever and muscle aches, especially in the large muscle groups. Along with this, they can also experience headaches, dizziness, chills, and abdominal problems, such as vomiting and diarrhoea. The report says that it is not a new virus. Its first case came up in May1993 in the United States, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah.

We have shared this news to keep you updated. But as of now the immediate need of the hour is to stay at home, maintain hygiene and social distance so that we can fight with Coronavirus.

Also, read Reliance Sets Up India’s First Hospital Dedicated Only To Coronavirus Patients

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