Another Virus Spread In China, it is called a 'Tick-Borne Virus' Has Left Atleast 7 Dead and 60 Infected already.
People around the world are still trying to deal with coronavirus which is considered to have originated in China’s Wuhan market. But even as the world struggles with COVID-19, a new infectious disease seem to be spreading in China. The disease is reportedly caused by a tick-borne virus and has killed seven people and infected 60 others in China, media there reported on Wednesday.
People have been warned of the possibility of a human-to-human transmission. More than 37 people in East China’s Jiangsu Province contracted the SFTS Virus in the first half of the year; 23 more people were found to have been infected in East China’s Anhui province, state-run Global Times quoted media reports.
A woman from Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu, who suffered from this tick-borne virus showed symptoms such as fever and coughing. Doctors found a decline of leukocyte, blood platelet in her body. She was discharged from the hospital, after a month of treatment.
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