Adirondacks, New York: Hiker exposed to hantavirus, bitten by a mouse

Posted on October 17, 2012 • Filed under: Travel News, United-States

State Department of Health officials are examining what may be the first case of potentially deadly hantavirus found in New York this year, believed to have resulted from a mouse bite in an Adirondack High Peaks lean-to in August. “The department is looking into the issue,” DOH spokesman Jeffrey Hammond said.
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