SHANGHAI :
Hantavirus Patient Dies in Northwest China
Liao Shumin
DATE:  Mar 24 2020
/ SOURCE:  yicai
Hantavirus Patient Dies in Northwest China Hantavirus Patient Dies in Northwest China

(Yicai Global) March 24 -- One person died from Hantavirus in China's northwestern Shaanxi province yesterday, local officials announced today.

A bus leased by a Shandong province aquatic food company picked up workers in Yunnan province and was en route back to the eastern Chinese province when one of the employees fell ill and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The patient died yesterday. The deceased's hantavirus nucleic acid test turned up positive, while the COVID-19 nucleic acid test also administered came back negative.

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