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Virus field study. Health officials securing a containment suit before beginning a field study into the Hantavirus. This study was conducted after the onset of a viral outbreak. In the United States, it is the deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, that is the primary reservoir of the Hantavirus, which causes Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS).
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