Disease named after Hantaan River
Basic Information 12/8
Places to be careful of are times when there are rodent infestations or when you are hiking, walking, or running in an unfamiliar place or in a place that has a lot of trees! Hunting can also end up with you getting this virus because you weren't paying attention to your surroundings. This disease is found mostly in Asia, Europe, USA, Brazil, and Canada.
It was on June 4th that CDC figured out the principal that it may have been a mouse that caused this disease and eventually they figured out that this was they cause of the disease. Earliest confirmed case of the hantavirus pulmonary syndrome was in 1959! The Sin Nombre was originally called the "Muerto" which in Spanish meant death but quickly changed it to "Sin Nombre" which in Spanish means no name because of the angry Spanish and Navajo people! The information given is to help you from getting this disease so please continuing reading because you will find it very helpful!
New and Old = This Emerging, Fatal, Infectious, Disease
Difference between Bacteria and Virus
This is what the virus looks like in one of its many phases. Including the 2 main stages HPS and HFRS. There are also many different formations and mutations of this disease even though it is fairly new. Beware it truly can be deadly.
Located in almost the whole continent of North America though it isn't as commonly known like it's friends Influenza and Pneumonia! Which are in ways a lot like the Hantavirus!
These are the 4 main rodents in the USA that carry this disease.
The Deer Mouse has the Sin Nombre virus
The Cotton Rat has the Black Creek Canal virus
The Rice Rat has the Bayou virus
The White- footed Mouse has the New York virus
Life and Death Situation!!!
How it was Founded
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