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Cleaning after a heavy deer mice infestation in the northeast. using n-95 with partial seal and neoprene disposable gloves. likelihood of hantavirus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

There have only been 4 cases of Hantavirus reported to the CDC between 1993 (when surveilance began) until JAn 2017. Only 20 to 40 cases of Hantavirus are reportedly annually in the US. Your chances are low. Good on you for protecting yourself.

Answered Jul 4, 2020



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