17 Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Hantavirus

11. Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, The Andes virus variant of hantavirus infections may also cause conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis

The Andes virus variant of hantavirus infections may also cause conjunctivitis, or inflammation in the conjunctiva of the eye. The conjunctiva is the white portion of the eye, which becomes red and swollen, usually with additional symptoms such as itching and pain. Many cases of conjunctivitis due to hantavirus infections are mistaken with bacterial causes, but using topical antibiotics will do nothing to the virus.

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