BREAKING! What’s The Real Story About The Outbreak In Xian-China? Omicron, Delta Hantavirus Or A New Reassortant Zoonotic SARS-CoV-2 Strain?
Alarmingly, the world better start preparing for something major again. Forget about the Omicron variant, if what we are hearing is true, then we are in for a bigger mess.
Initially in mid December 2021, it was reported by Chinese authorities that the city of Xian in Shaanxi province was seeing a new small surge of COVID-19 cases that they claimed was caused by Delta subvariants. The province was placed in a lockdown with stringent measures in place. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/27/covid-cases-rise-in-xian-as-china-battles-biggest-community-outbreak-since-2020
Then news emerged that the Omicron variant had arrived in Xian but this was later disputed by the local health authorities.
Additionally, local health authorities also declared a hantavirus outbreak in Xian. https://weekly.chinacdc.cn/en/article/doi/10.46234/ccdcw2021.272
Hantaviruses are a family of viruses spread mainly by rodents and can cause varied disease syndromes in people. Infection with any hantavirus can produce hantavirus disease in people and may cause hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS).
Each hantavirus serotype has a specific rodent host species and is spread to people via aerosolized virus that is shed in urine, feces, and saliva, and less frequently by a bite from an infected host.
Interestingly in the city of Ningxia, which is in inner Mongolia but near to Xian, cases of Human Plague were also reported. https://weekly.chinacdc.cn/en/article/doi/10.46234/ccdcw2021.267
Plague is a disease that affects humans and other mammals. It is caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis. Humans usually get plague after being bitten by a rodent flea that is carrying the plague bacterium or by handling an animal infected with plague.
Subsequently, there were speculations among Chinese doctors, virologists, infectious diseases experts and medical authorities that some thing was not right as in all the suspected COVID-19 cases and suspected Hantavirus cases in Xian and the Human Plague cases in Ningxia, symptoms manifested by the patients and disease progression were not typically as found in actual such diseases.
It was reported that many besides having high fevers, body pains and bleeding from nose and rectums, many infected patients manifested breathing problems,hypoxia and rapid deterioration of organs like the heart and kidneys.
Then in the last 48 hours, the Chinese authorities not only placed a media censorship and social media ban in the city of Xian and the province of Shaanxi, but also placed a gag order on any medical or research staff including health authorities from making any public comments about what is happening in Xian city. All China Medical News
and mainstream news outlets were also prevented from covering any stories about what was happenning in Xian city.
Based on feedback from doctors spe
aking on conditions of anonymity, it was said that death rates from an undisclosed disease is increasing in the province and that the situation is getting far worrisome that what was reported by Chinese authorities to the media.
There are now new speculations from experts in Shanghai that a new reassortant strain could have emerged in Xian city involving a recombinant event involving a SARS-CoV-2 Delta subvariant with a rodent virus that is transmissable between humans to humans!
Thailand Medical News has not been able to get any credible verification on this to date.
Perhaps the WHO can send Tedros over to investigate what is really brewing in China at the moment and get us the real facts and truth. Also, the Biden administration can send Fauci or better still ask him if it is another one of his projects funded by U.S. tax payers’ monies?
Whatever the case may be, China started building a massive field hospital in Xian in the last 18 hours and the situation seems extremely worrisome.
Everything seems to look like a replay of things in Wuhan, China in early January 2020.
Thailand Medical News will provide more updates on this story once we are able to get hold of more verified facts and credible sources.
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