Coronavirus hands China to hantavirus, panic back

Beijing (Debriefer)
2020-03-24 | Since 2 Year

A Chinese national from Yunnan has died of hantavirus, Global Times tweeted on Tuesday, bring back panic as the country is just stepping out the novel COVID-19.

"A person from Yunnan Province died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus on Monday," the Chinese state-run newspaper added.

The man "was tested positive for hantavirus. Other 32 people on bus were tested," according to the English-language paper.

The virus, however, is not new, as it has infected humans for decades.

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