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Mono County Resident Dies of Hantavirus Infection

Mono County Health Department Inyo County Health & Human Services  issued a media release  concerning a Mono County Resident who died of the Hantavirus Infection. A Mono County resident recently died of hantavirus infection (North American hantavirus is also called Sin Nombre Virus). This is the first fatality caused by hantavirus this year in California, […]

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The season for hantavirus risks

(Press Release – Public Health Officer Dr. Rick Johnson) Although mice carry the hantavirus all year, this is the start of the season when humans typically begin activities that put them at risk of being exposed to the hantavirus. Spring cleaning activities, such as opening up closed buildings that have been unused overwinter, often provide […]

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