China has identified another life-threatening virus known as “Langya”: Know More Here!

Within its borders, China has identified another new, potentially life-threatening virus that, according to specialists, might start yet another pandemic.

According to Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control, the Langya Henipavirus, sometimes known as “Langya,” has already infected 35 people. It belongs to the same family as the Hendra virus and the Nipah virus.

China has identified another life-threatening virus known as "Langya": Know More Here!

The virus has not previously infected humans, therefore there are many unknowns, even though none of the patients have died or experienced the major disease.

It has the potential to cause substantial harm because it falls under the Henipavirus group. According to WHO data, henipavirus has a 40–75% fatality rate.

The signs, such as a fever, headache, cough, and exhaustion, may seem all too familiar.

The New England Journal of Medicine reported that the affected people had a history of interaction with animals, but it’s now probable that the virus has already been spread from person to person.

More about Langya

China’s Shandong and Henan provinces have reported cases of a novel Langya henipavirus (LayV). The zoonotic virus has been identified in 35 people so far, marking the first instances of human-to-animal transmission.

The unique genome of LayV has not been linked to any recorded human fatalities. Zoonotic diseases are contagious illnesses that people and animals can contract from one another.

One author speculated that shrews, tiny insectivorous mammals that resemble mice, may have been the cause of the disease.


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