TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound I-70 is closed at the top of Vail Pass and eastbound I-70 is closed east of Bennett, both due to accidents.

Deer Mice

Deer mice carry hantavirus (credit: cdphe.state.co.us)

Health Officials Issue Warning After Eagle County Man Dies From Hantavirus

A man in Eagle County has died from hantavirus, a disease that kills nearly half of the people who get infected.

08/05/2014

Hantavirus (credit: CBS)

Hantavirus Has Potential To Be Deadly

So far this year in Colorado, one person has died and two others have been sickened from Hantavirus. It’s a respiratory disease carried by deer mice and transmitted by inhaling dust contaminated with the virus.

06/22/2011

Deer mice carry hantavirus (credit: cdphe.state.co.us)

Colorado Reports 1 Death From Hantavirus

State health officials say one person has died of hantavirus in Colorado this year and a second has been sickened by it.

04/15/2011

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