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

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/lab-bio/res/psds-ftss/hantavirus-eng.php

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

https://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/

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

https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/hantafaq.htm

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

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6146a5.htm

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

Source: CDC