The California Department of Public Health confirmed that 4 out of 17 mice collected in January by Riverside County Environmental Health officials from San Timoteo Canyon in the Norton Younglove Preserve near Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus. There have been no documented human cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome from Riverside County.
Facts and other information about the potentially fatal Ebola virus are available on a new web page from Riverside County health officials.
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