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Hantavirus Hantavirus
(Hantaviruses, Hantavirus, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, HPS)

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)

Hantavirus pulmonary (relating to the lungs) syndrome (HPS) is an infectious disease that can cause death. It is spread to people by rodents, such as rats and mice. Refer to Information section for questions and answerson history, symptoms, and prevention.

Last updated May 6, 2019