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China records another outbreak of new Hantavirus

Amidst outrage of the Coronavirus spread, China has reported another outbreak of a deadly disease, Hantavirus.

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In a report by China’s English tabloid, Global Times, on Monday, revealed that a person from Yunnan Province died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus.

He was tested positive for #hantavirus on Monday and other 32 people on bus were tested.

In a research, An orthohantavirus or Hantaviruses are a family of viruses spread mainly by rodents and can cause varied disease syndromes in people worldwide.

Infection with any hantavirus can produce hantavirus disease in people.

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