By Drake Woody
3 out of 8 people get this virus. in extreme cases you have to go to the hospital and get a procedure called Extracorporal Membrane Oxygenation (EMC).
What are the symptoms?
You get a fever, your body chills, you have aches, you vomit, you get watery diarrhea, abdominal pain, a cough that shortens your breath, low blood pressure, your organs begin to fail, and your lungs fill up with fluid and you suffocate.
How is the disease prevented?
no more outside food buffet, lots and lots of supportive therapy, lots of traps
What are some tests?
Blood tests are the only test right now that work
What are some of the other types of Hantaviruses?
1. the Hantaan virus, 2. the Seoulvirus, 3. the Puumalavirus, 4. the Prospect Hill virus, 5. and the Sin Nombre virus
The location of the other types of Hantavirus
1. Asia, 2. Worldwide, 3. Northern Europe, 4. United States, 5. North America
History of the Hantavirus
it belongs to the Bunyvirus family and there are 4 genre to the family. Phlebovirus, Nariovirus, Topsovirus, and the Hantavirus. there have been a recorded case of 10 outbreaks in the United States. 1 in Pennsylvania, 1 in West Virginia, and 8 in California.
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