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Hantavirus Found in Wild Harvest Mouse Caught in Carlsbad

A wild harvest mouse trapped near Agua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad during routine monitoring tested positive for hantavirus, which can cause a potentially fatal disease in humans, the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health reported Tuesday. Hantavirus is found in area rodents occasionally, but it rarely infects humans. However, if people breath it in, […]