Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) is spreading in Australia

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Human metapneumovirus is a respiratory virus that is spreading like a pandemic in Australia. As cases surge, Health Experts try to find out how to deal it with before it can be severe.

What is Metapenumovirus HMPV

Human metapneumovirus is a negative single RNA virus that is Part of the Pneumoviridae family and is closely related to the Avian metapneumovirus subgroup C that affects the respiratory system.

Health Experts suggest that This virus affects humans in the winter and in the spring season.

Symptoms of Metapneumovirus

its symptoms are somewhat similar to  COVID-19  

 It is said by Top Medical Researchers that Viruses have flu-like symptoms.

It is important for people to test to find out if the test report is positive or not.

What should you do if get infected

Wear a mask in crowded places, Avoid Congested Places.

Do not sit with people who have a higher risk of severe cold or flu-like symptoms.

You should stay at home if you have cold or flu-like symptoms.

Wash your hands with sanitiser more often.

Wearing Masks is recommended by Medical and health Experts to avoid the spreading and slowing down of this respiratory illness, People should use Masks more often

People who have weak immune systems will be more at risk and they should restrict themselves from visiting outdoor places.