17 Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Hantavirus

9. Facial flushing

Facial flushing, Facial flushing in this Andes virus
Facial flushing

When hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome is caused by a subtype of hantavirus called Andes virus, it causes different signs and symptoms compared to the classical hantavirus. The symptoms typically include hemorrhagic manifestations and changes in the circulation of blood. Facial flushing in this Andes virus variant appears as a result of circulation changes in the blood vessels that irrigate the facial skin. It can be more pronounced in fair-skinned patients and during the acute onset of fever.

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