Hantavirus

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Jan 27, 2017
Hantavirus Infections

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001382.htm

Includes definition of hantavirus, symptoms, risk factors, signs and tests, treatment and more.

Source: MEDLINE

Jan 27, 2017
CCAC training module on: occupational health and safety

http://www.ccac.ca/en_/training/niaut/stream/cs-ohs

Training modules on occupational safety and health as related to working with experimental animals, provided by the Canadian Council on Animal Care.

Source: CCAC

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

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Hantavirus

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/hantavirus/

This page includes information on applicable OSHA standards, hazard recognition, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hantavirus.

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety – OSH Answers: Hantavirus

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/diseases/hantavir.html

CCOHS Occupational Safety and Health Answers on Hantavirus including: what is Hantavirus; how can hantavirus enter my body; how does hantavirus affect my health and more.

Source: CCOHS

Jan 27, 2017
Hantavirus Employer Information Bulletin

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AtoZ/Hantavirus/default.asp

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) has been recognized in the United States since 1993. The CDC has issued guidelines for preventing hantavirus disease titled Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome — United States: Updated Recommendations for Risk Reduction.

Source: WA Department L&I

Jan 27, 2017
Hantavirus Employer Information Bulletin

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AtoZ/Hantavirus/default.asp

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) has been recognized in the United States since 1993. The CDC has issued guidelines for preventing hantavirus disease titled Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome — United States: Updated Recommendations for Risk Reduction.

Source: WA Department L&I

Nov 01, 2016
Reported cases of Hantavirus

http://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/surveillance/index.html

Through January 6, 2016, a total of 690 cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome have been reported in the United States.

Source: CDC