New Virus Hantavirus

New Virus Hantavirus. A Chinese man died due to ‘hantavirus’, Chinese state media reported, spreading panic at a time when the world is fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, hantavirus is not a new virus and has been infecting humans for decades.

New Virus Hantavirus

New Virus Hantavirus
New Virus

Reports of a person in China dying due to a virus called hantavirus have spread panic at a time when the world is battling the pandemic of a novel coronavirus, which began in China. The novel coronavirus has killed over 16,000 people around the world and the outbreak is yet to be brought under control.

This morning, hantavirus became one of the top trends on Twitter after the Chinese state media tweeted about one person in the country who dies due to the virus. However, it turns out, hantavirus is not a new virus and has been infecting humans for decades.

Global Times, a state-run English-language newspaper, wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, “A person from Yunnan Province died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus on Monday. He was tested positive for hantavirus. The other 32 people on the bus were tested.”

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