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Puckett was surprised to learn that the Cal/OSHA hantavirus investigation had extended past six month.
The chemical weapons may be gone but asbestos, mold, broken pipes and hantavirus-carrying mice plague some of the 1940s-era buildings that have been mothballed for years.
Still, officials said people should remember to protect themselves from potentially being exposed to hantavirus.
Fortunately, the transmission of hantavirus to humans is extremely rare, with only 728 reported cases in the United States as of January 2017.
They are known to be reservoirs for such threats to humans as hantavirus, typhus and the bacterium responsible for bubonic plague.
A 22-year-old California state park staffer is recovering after contracting hantavirus, an often fatal pulmonary disease.
Some hantaviruses produce a rare but deadly disease called hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
Rodents can also carry infections, such as hantavirus, salmonella and E.coli.
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Origin and Etymology of hantavirus
First Known Use: 1984See Words from the same year
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