Monday, March 10, 2008

It's Sin Nombre time!

As you guys know, we've had quite the wet winter.  This means that more nuts and stuff are available for deer mice to eat, allowing their population to blossom.  There is one report of a man in Kiowa, Colorado that died in late February of a hantavirus.  Could this be the first of many?  The article gives the normal advice about rodent-proofing your home and using precaution when cleaning mouse nests.

http://www.promedmail.org/pls/otn/f?p=2400:1001:2254722389591062::NO::F2400_P1001_BACK_PAGE,F2400_P1001_PUB_MAIL_ID:1000,71771

Dave

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