Fever, coughing, a decline in leucocyte are the common symptoms of this virus, known as SFTS. SFTS Virus is not a new virus. China has isolated pathogen of the virus in 2011, and it belongs to the Bunyavirus category.
New Delhi: As the world is battling the COVID pandemic, reportedly originating from China, the country has now confirmed a new infectious disease caused by a tick-borne virus that has killed seven people and infected 60 others so far.
More than 37 people in East China’s Jiangsu Province contracted with the SFTS Virus in the first half of the year. Later, 23 people were found to have been infected in East China’s Anhui province, state-run Global Times quoted media reports.