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Hantavirus Facts

February 12th, 2015

Here you will find all you need to know about Hantavirus and the ways that you can prevent contracting the disease.

What is it?

Hantavirus is a life-threatening disease that is similar to influenza.

What causes it?

The disease is carried and spread through rodent’s feces and urine. The disease is spread when it goes airborne through dust and particles.

 What are some Safety Precautions?

Avoid exposure to urine and feces if at all possible. Keep your home clean, and if necessary, use a mask, gloves, and a wet disinfectant to clean up any messes.

What are some preventions that I can practice?

It is best to hire a professional pest control company to take care of any rodent problems. Always avoid rodents dens and keep your home clean of infestations.

What are some symptoms of Hantavirus?

Fevers, chills, muscle aches, dry cough, ill feeling, headache, nausea, & shortness of breath.


*Please call a doctor if you have come in contact with rodent urine or feces and are feeling any of these symptoms.

If you would like more information on Hantavirus, or would like a free estimate for rodent control, please call 1-800-533-6330.