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Man in China dies due to hantavirus

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A man, who was tested positive of hantavirus, has died in Yunnan Province of China, according to Global Times.

He died while on his way back to Shandong Province on a chartered bus on Monday. Other 32 individuals, who were on the bus, were also tested for the virus.

Hantavirus is a family of viruses spread mainly by rodents and can cause varied disease syndromes in people worldwide.

Notably, hantavirus is not a new virus. It was first identified in the United States in 1993.

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First Published: Tue, March 24 2020. 20:47 IST
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