China has been hit by another virus known as Hantavirus which is spread by rodents and can be transmitted from person to person.
A man from the Yunnan province in China died on a bus on Monday after testing positive for hantavirus. About 32 co-passengers are currently being monitored by the health officials.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US, though the virus is not new, the case of person-to-person transmission is extremely rare.
The CDC said, unlike coronavirus, hantavirus does not spread in the air, but can only be passed on from person to person if they come in contact with urine, faeces, and saliva of rodents. Also, it could be contracted if someone touches thei