Hantavirus can rear its head during spring cleaning
People should be especially careful in sheds, barns and other places where mice can be found, the article noted.
Hantavirus, a disease that can cause the lungs to fill with fluid and lead to respiratory failure, is carried by rodents, the article stated.
According to the article, people can be infected if they breathe in aerosolized virus from the droppings, urine or saliva of the mice.
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