How is hantavirus treated? Is there a vaccine for hantavirus?
There is no specific treatment, cure, or vaccine for hantavirus infection. However, if infected individuals are recognized early and receive medical care in an intensive care unit, they may do better. In intensive care, patients are given oxygen therapy or undergo an intubation procedure (insertion of a flexible tube in the airway) to help them through the period of severe respiratory distress.

If you have been around rodents and have symptoms of fever, deep muscle aches, and severe shortness of breath, see your doctor immediately. Be sure to tell your doctor that you have been around rodents.

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1. What is West Nile virus?
2. How do people get infected with West Nile virus?
3. What is hantavirus?
4. How is hantavirus treated? Is there a vaccine for hantavirus?
5. What are common symptoms for hantavirus?
6. How and where does one contract hantavirus?
7. What is plague?
8. How do people become infected with plague?
9. Could one person get plague from another person?
10. How do people become infected with tularemia?
11. What is tularemia?
12. How do I file a complaint about mosquitoes?