Hantavirus

Treatment

Treatment for Hantavirus

The earlier Hantavirus infection is treated, the better the chances are for recovery.
The disease can become life threatening within a few days of early symptoms, so it's very important to get medical treatment right away. Patients are usually admitted to hospital and given oxygen to help them breathe.

What Else Do I Need To Know?

Know the symptoms of Hantavirus infection. Call your doctor right away if you develop breathing problems, fever and muscle aches within 45 days of being exposed to rodents. The earlier you get medical help, the better your chances of recovery.
 

 

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Page Last Updated: 19/08/2014