spring cleaning

Annual reminder to be aware of hantavirus while spring cleaning

Apr 26, 2023 | 1:04pm

Spring cleaning is underway, and Saskatchewan residents are being reminded to be mindful of hantavirus. Infection is caused by breathing in contaminated airborne particles from the droppings, urine and saliva of infected deer mice. It can cause a rare, but potentially fatal, lung disease known as hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. Symptoms, including fever, muscle aches, cough, […]