‘Zonotic Langya virus’ found in China, 35 people infected, know how dangerous


After the corona virus, now an outbreak of a new virus has started in China and due to this about 35 people have been infected. After the information received, the zoonotic Langya virus has been found in China. Langya virus has been found in Shandong and Henan provinces of China. The Taipei Times has reported that the Zoonotic Langya Virus can spread from animals to humans. The Taiwan Center for Disease Control has said that so far 35 people in China have been infected with the Zoonotic Langya Virus. Taiwan will start nucleic acid testing method to identify and monitor infection with this virus. Taiwan’s CDC Deputy Director General Chuang Zhen-siang informed on Sunday that studies about this virus have shown that there is no human-to-human transmission of the virus. He said the CDC cannot yet say that the virus cannot spread from person to person. He has asked people to be cautious about this till more information comes about this virus.

Symptoms of Zoonotic Langya Virus in These Animals

The CDC deputy director-general says that so far, 2 percent of cases have been found in goats and 5 percent in dogs in surveys conducted on domestic animals. He said that the results of tests conducted on 25 wild animal species suggest that the zoonotic may be the main reason for the spread of Langya virus. A new virus has been identified in China, which causes fever in humans, said the report “A Zoonotic Langya Virus in Fever Patients in China” published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

35 patients found in Shandong-Henan, China

35 patients infected with Zoonotic Langya Virus have been found in Shandong and Henan provinces of China. Chuang said that 35 patients in China have had no contact, nor have any infected been found among the families and close relatives of these patients. Symptoms like fever, fatigue, cough, loss of appetite, muscle pain, headache and vomiting have been found in 26 out of 35 patients.