Longya virus spreading from animals to humans found in China, will it cause havoc like corona, so far 35 people infected

Longya virus spreading from animals to humans found in China, will it cause havoc like corona, so far 35 people infected

China, which has caused outrage all over the world due to the Corona epidemic, is in very bad condition at this time. Due to rising corona cases, the lockdown has been imposed in many cities of China. Meanwhile, according to Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the new virus has arrived in China.

The name of this virus is Langya virus and so far 35 cases have been reported in China. Henipavirus, commonly known as 'Langya' henipavirus (LYV), has infected more than 30 people in eastern China's Henan and Shandong provinces, according to official Chinese media on Tuesday. The Taipei Times said that the virus has the potential to spread from animals to humans and can also spread to the kidneys and liver. According to media reports, its common symptoms are fever, cough, loss of appetite, and body pain.

What is the Langya virus?
It is a new type of Henipavirus, also known as the Langya virus. These viruses can cause severe diseases in animals and humans. So far there is no medicine or vaccine for this virus. A recent report published in The New England Journal of Medicine states that a phylogenetically distinct henipavirus has been found in China. It is a zoonotic (spread from animals to humans) henipavirus.

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