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Jan 27, 2017
Material Safety Data Sheet – Infectious Substances: Hantavirus

This safety data sheet provides basic health details and warnings about Hantavirus.

Source: Health Canada

Jan 27, 2017
National Center for Infectious Diseases Special Pathogens Branch: All About Hantaviruses

Infection with hantavirus can progress to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), which can be fatal. People become infected through contact with hantavirus-infected rodents or their urine and droppings.

Source: CDC

Jan 27, 2017
Hantavirus Frequently Asked Questions

Yosemite National Park provides hantavirus education materials to all overnight park visitors regardless of where they stay. Yosemite National Park and its partners provide visitors with hantavirus education through a variety of media and materials.

Source: NPS

Nov 01, 2012
Notes from the Field: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in Visitors to a National Park — Yosemite Valley, California, 2012

Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report November 23, 2012 / 61(46);952-952.

Source: CDC