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Material Safety Data Sheet – Infectious Substances: Hantavirus
This safety data sheet provides basic health details and warnings about Hantavirus.
Source: Health Canada
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.
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.
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.