WHAT EXACTLY IS HANTAVIRUS

  • According to the center for disease control and prevention (CDC) HANTAVIRUSES are family of viruses which are spread mainly by rodent and can cause varied disease in people.
  • It can cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome(HPS) and heamorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS).
  • The disease is not airborne and can only spread to people if they come in contact with urine,faeces and saliva of rodent and less frequently by a bite from infected host.
  • SYMPTOMS ARE :
  • FEVER
  • FATIGUE
  • MUSCLE ACHE 
  • ALONG WITH CHILL AND ABDOMINAL PROBLEMS.
  • If left untreated it can lead to coughing and shortness of breathing and can be fatal,with a rate of morality rate of 38 percent according to CDC.

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