Hantavirus Detections in San Diego County

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Hantavirus is a rare, and potentially fatal airborne disease that humans catch from infected rodents, particularly Harvest and Deer mice. The infection occurs when airborne virus particles from rodent droppings are inhaled. The virus does not spread from person to person.


 

2015 Hantavirus Positive Cases

2015 Activity
 Number of Positive Results to Date Date Found Community Area Rodent Species
4 01/21/2015 Fairbanks Ranch Western Harvest Mouse
3 01/21/2015 Fairbanks Ranch Western Harvest Mouse
2 01/07/2015 San Diego Western Harvest Mouse
1 01/07/2015 San Diego Western Harvest Mouse

Archived Hantavirus Information

Last Updated: January 28, 2015

Printable Hantavirus Brochure

 

 

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For More Information On
Hantavirus Or Other Vectors Contact:
(858) 694-2888  
vector@sdcounty.ca.gov