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Grant County resident dies of hantavirus

A young person likely exposed to rodents in Grant County died from a virus often acquired while cleaning in conditions where rodent waste is present.

Grant County Health District said a person in their 20s had a known exposure to rodents, likely inside a vehicle, before falling ill.

The last confirmed case of Hantavirus in Grant County occurred in 2019. This is the sixth case of Hantavirus in Gran...


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