What are common symptoms for hantavirus?
According to the Center for Disease Control, symptoms of hantavirus generally begin from one to seven weeks after exposure. Early symptoms include fever, fatigue, chills, and muscle aches. About half of patients will experience headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and abdominal pain. The disease progresses rapidly (four to 10 days after initial symptoms) to include coughing, shortness of breath, and severe difficulty breathing. Early medical attention greatly increases the chance of survival in cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. If you or a family member develops any of the symptoms listed above after potential contact with rodents or rodent-infested spaces you should seek medical attention immediately and advise your health care professional of the potential exposure to hantavirus. The types of hantavirus that cause hantavirus in the United States cannot be transmitted from one person to another.

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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?
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