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 Since I work with the rodent challenged population on a daily basis, my radar for anything related to rodents has become finely tuned.  Maybe that is why the headline of an article in a recent edition of our local paper jumped out at me.  The headline read:  State Health Department issues hantavirus disease warning.  Honestly, before I worked for EarthKind, I had never heard of hantavirus, but now that I am familiar with it, I am scared.  Hantavirus is serious stuff!  It’s not just your run of the mill bug that will inconvenience you, it is potentially fatal.  What makes it even scarier is that you can get it from breathing contaminated air without even knowing it.