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What is Hantavirus

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The Hantavirus is usually carried by infected rodents and is found in droppings and is not contagious. 
 
Dr. Erin Cruise Assistant Professor at Radford University says that the first known cases of Hantavirus was in the early to mid 90's.

Experts say if you encounter droppings, do not wipe with dry rag which can cause the virus to become airborne.

They say get bleach and soak in a diluted solution and let it set for five minutes.

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