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1. What is hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (also known as HPS)?
2. What kinds of rodents carry hantavirus?
3. How do I identify rodents, burrows, and droppings?
4. How is the virus spread?
5. What are the symptoms of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and how long after infection do they appear?
6. What should I do if I think I have hantavirus infection?
7. Is there a cure for or vaccine against hantavirus infection?
8. Should tourists, campers, and hikers worry about hantavirus infection?
9. Is it safe to travel to areas where hantavirus infection has been reported?
10. Yes. Travel to and within all areas where hantavirus infection has been reported is safe. Nevertheless, if you camp or hike in an area inhabited by rodents, you have a small risk of being exposed to i