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Mouse in Escondido Tests Positive for Hantavirus

| 10:36 AM

A western harvest mouse collected in Escondido has tested positive for hantavirus. County officials are reminding people to never sweep or vacuum up after wild rodents if they find them in living spaces, but to use “wet cleaning” instead.

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Brush Mouse Tests Positive for Hantavirus in Julian

| 12:50 PM

A brush mouse in Julian has tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus. County officials remind people to never sweep or vacuum up after rodents if they find them in their living spaces.

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Deer Mouse In Warner Springs Tests Positive for Hantavirus

| 2:47 PM

A deer mouse trapped during routine monitoring in Warner Springs has tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus. Remember: never sweep or vacuum up after rodents if you find mice or rodents in homes, garages, sheds and cabins. Use “wet-cleaning” methods instead!

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Three Deer Mice Test Positive for Hantavirus

| 12:52 PM

Three deer mice collected in routine monitoring in Boulevard have tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus. Remember, never sweep up or vacuum up after rodents, their droppings or nest material if you find them in your homes, sheds, garages or workplaces.