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Hantavirus in spring

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    Posted: April 16 2017 at 2:45pm
Hantavirus is a little known, but highly virulent, virus spread via mouse droppings.  It has an extremely high case fatality rate (40%), and springtime in the US is when people get exposed.  I don't worry about it as I don't have any exposure to the little rodents, but some of us may live in an area where it is endemic or have activities that put us at risk:


Here's the CDC's page on hantavirus: 

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