Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- After about three months in China, the Corona Virus pandemic is finally under control, and this time the Hanta Virus outbreak is on the agenda.
While one person died due to the Hanta Virus, 32 more people were tested who were on the same bus with the infected.
According to the Chinese Government's Global Times newspaper, a person who lives in Yunnan province and returns to Shandong for work lost his life during the trip. As a result of the test, it was determined that the person who died was carrying the Hanta Virus.
With the spread of the news, there was a concern that there might be a new epidemic, especially on social media.
The Hanta Virus, a single-stranded RNA virus in the Bunyaviridae group, takes its name from the Hantaan River in South Korea, where it was first isolated in 1976.
The Hanta Virus is transmitted to humans through rodents, especially mice. The virus infects rodents, but it is stated that humans can become infected upon contact with the urine, feces of rodents carrying the virus.
The Hanta Virus, known as a viral and lethal disease in which vascular walls are damaged; can cause hypertension, lung edema, kidney failure, and a fatal end leading to a shock.