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David Hartstein

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Health Department: Montauk Man Died After Breathing In Fumes From Mice Droppings

Hantavirus is a lung infection caused by a microbe sometimes found in urine, droppings or saliva of infected rodents. Humans can become infected by inhaling the microscopic particles.