More than 37 civilizations in East China’s Jiangsu Province infected with the SFTS Virus in the first half of 2020. Later, 23 civilizations were found to have been infected in East China’s Anhui province, Chinese mouth Global Times quoted media news.
A woman from Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu, who felt from the virus indicated the outset of indications such as fever, coughing. Physicians found a decrease of leukocyte, blood platelet inside the patient body. After a month of therapy, she was released from the hospital.
More than seven people have expired in Anhui and East China’s Zhejiang province due to the virus, the report described.
SFTS Virus or Dabie bandavirus is not a new virus is a tick-borne virus in the genus Bandavirus in the family Phenuiviridae, order Bunyavirales. The clinical situation it caused is recognized as severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS).
SFTS has a casualty rate of 12% and as high as over 30% in some regions.
SFTS is an emerging infectious disease that was initially defined in the northeast and central China in 2009 and the main sample of this virus is collected by patients’ blood in 2009.
Virologists assume that the infection may have been transmitted to humans by ticks and that the virus can be transmitted between humans, it said.
the possibility of human-to-human transmission couldn’t be excluded patients can transmit this virus with mucus and blood, doctors described as well as alerted that tick bite is the primary transmission route.
However, the chance of this virus to spread all around the globe is negligible due to the current pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus and due to the current pandemic, almost all international travel is prohibited but it can be disasters to people of china if it starts spreading.