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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.


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.


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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.



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