Hantavirus Outbreak Kills 3 in Washington State

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A rare rodent-borne illness, hantavirus has sticken five people in Washington state since February, three of whom have died. It is transmitted to humans from deer mice through contact with urine, droppings, saliva or nesting materials of infected rodents or by inhaling dust. 

Outbreak of hantavirus infections kills three in Washington state

Via feeds.reuters.com