Hantaviruses are single-stranded, enveloped, negative sense RNA viruses in the
Bunyaviridae family which can kill humans. They normally infect rodents and do
not cause disease in these hosts. Humans...
There are several other ways rodents may spread hantavirus to people: ...
Cleaning in and around your own home can put you at risk if rodents have made
It is believed that humans can get sick with this virus if they breathe in
contaminated dust from mice ... Hantavirus does not seem to spread between
Jan 29, 2013 ... Hantavirus does not spread between humans. Rodents carrying the hantavirus
have been found in many U.S. national parks. As of November ...
Aug 29, 2012 ... Deer mice carry the Sin Nombre strain of hantavirus. Cotton rats and rice ... Even
healthy people who inhale hantavirus can get a fatal infection.
These viruses have caused serious human health problems in other parts of the
world. In 1993, a new ... What type of illness does hantavirus infection cause?
Oct 22, 2015 ... Hantaviruses are transmitted to humans by rodents. ... Where can people get
more information on hantavirus pulmonary syndrome?
In the U.S., human Hantavirus infections were first identified in the Southwest in
1993. Although most cases have occurred in the western U.S., sporadic cases ...
Hantavirus can be spread from wild rodents, particularly mice and rats, to people.
Cats and dogs do not carry hantavirus and they cannot catch it from rodents.
However, cats and dogs can spread hantavirus to humans if they bring an
Sep 3, 2012 ... This year, my paranoia is even more founded: Two people have died ... the virus
dies shortly after contact with sunlight, and it can't spread from ...