Hanta virus is one of a genius viruses that affects rats


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Hanta virus is one of a genius viruses that affects rats, mice and voles and cause disease in humans when secretions or excreta of these rodent are inhaled or ingested. The disease was first reported from the area of the hantaan river, which separates north from south Korea, but hanta virus infections also occur in Japan, china, Russia, Europe and the USA. Many patients have a mild influenza-like illness , but severe cases are characterized by high fever, headache, shock, nausea and vomiting , and petechiae in the skin; there may be kidney pain and rapidly progressive kidney damage leading to kidney failure.

Hanta isn’t anything like coronavirus, it doesn’t spread through contact with humans, so unless you are bitten by a rat, you don’t have to worry about hanta