What is TICK BORNE VIRUS? | Symptoms, Causes | Explained in Hindi | New Virus in China? 
Multiple news of a new kind of Tick-Borne virus is doing rounds on social media. It's time to understand what it is and eliminate the spread of misinterpreted information.
Some important points:
60 people have been infected by a new disease, caused by a tick-borne virus, and 7 people have died so far (at the time of making this video).
Unlike the SARS-CoV-2, the SFTS Virus is not a new virus. Belonging to the Bunyavirus category, China isolated the pathogen of the virus first in 2011. First identified in China, the virus has also been reported in Japan and Korea.
SFTS Virus leads to Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome, a tick-borne infectious disease.
The early symptoms include fever and coughing. Clinical symptoms of SFTS include thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), leukocytopenia (low white blood cell count), neurological abnormalities and gastrointestinal disorders such as loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Virologists believe that the infection may have been passed on to humans by Haemaphysalis longicornis, an Asian tick.
The possibility of transmission of virus between humans has not been excluded, but there isn't any confirmation about it yet.
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