PANIC: 1Dead and 32 Tested As HANTAVIRUS (HPS) Hit China, 9 Other Countries Affected.

Hantavirus

TweetShare5SharePin5 SharesA man from China’s Yunnan province tested positive for Hantavirus on Monday. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is a severe, sometimes fatal, respiratory disease in humans caused by infection with hantaviruses. Anyone who comes into contact with rodents that carry hantaviruses is at risk of HPS. Rodent infestation in and around the home remains the primary risk for hantavirus exposure. Even healthy individuals are at risk for HPS infection if exposed to the virus. The infected Chinese man died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on…

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