There is no effective treatment for hantavirus infection involving the lungs. If not immediately treated, the disease can be fatal infection of the kidneys and lungs. Not yet found an effective cure for this problem. Provision of anti-viral drugs will ribavirinx effective if given early. To infection of the lungs, oxygen administration and monitoring of blood pressure helps the healing process. For kidney infection, may need to be further analyzed by medical experts.
People with hantavirus are admitted to the hospital, often to the intensive care unit (ICU). Treatments will include: Oxygen, Breathing tube or breathing machine in severe cases,
Hantavirus is a virus spread by rats. Hantavirus found in feces, saliva, urine of rats. The virus is transmitted to humans when it comes to rodents (rats and rabbits) are attacked by the virus.
The early symptoms of hantavirus disease are similar to the flu and include: Chills, Fever, Muscle aches
People with hantavirus may begin to feel better for a very short amount of time, but within 1-2 days, it becomes hard to breathe. The disease gets worse quickly. Symptoms include: Dry cough, General ill feeling (malaise), Headache,Nausea and vomiting,Shortness of breath.