At a time when the novel coronavirus is constantly taking lives across the globe, a new death in China’s Yunnan province has been confirmed due to Hanta Virus. The news was confirmed by China Global Times. It has been learnt that the man lost his life while traveling to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus. Later, it came to be known that he died of hantavirus.
Scientists and doctors are working day in day out to discover an effective cure for COVID-19, Hantavirus, on the other hand, has killed one person in China. China has been completely locked down for over two months due to the coronavirus outbreak, now Hantavirus took the world by a shock. Now, this news is spreading like wildfire, causing panic across China and around the world. But at the same time it is important to know true facts about the virus.
There is good news for people that this new virus does not spread from one person to another, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC has confirmed that human transmission is not possible with this virus.
It is to be noticed that a person can suffer from respiratory disease due to hantavirus. It cannot spread via air. No need to panic about the virus as it is not as dangerous as COVID-19.
According to a CDC report, there were only 10 confirmed cases of the hantavirus at Yosemite National Park in August 2012 while 17 cases in 11 US states.
The whole world is in a state of shock after the novel coronavirus pandemic impacted lakhs of people’s lives. By far, more than 17,000 people have passed away linked to coronavirus and over 4 lakh people were affected by the virus infection. Thankfully, over 1 lakh people have recovered from the deadly outbreak.
So far, there have been more than 500 confirmed cases of the virus in India as per the health ministry.
India is making all necessary efforts to prevent the fast-spreading disease. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also urged his countrymen to avoid social gatherings as part of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Indian government has put a restriction on all tourist visas and all International flights have already been banned for a week from 22 March. Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi again addressed the nation on the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. This is the second time in a week when he addressed the country. While addressing the nation, PM Modi has announced a complete lockdown across India.