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Hantavirus — Canada
The 1st reported case of [a] hantavirus [infection] in Saskatchewan in 2020 was confirmed earlier this week.
Ministry of Health officials said that the infected working-aged individual was from a rural area in central Saskatchewan.
There have now been 35 confirmed cases of hantavirus [infections] in the province since first reported in 1994, 11 of which have resulted in death, officials said.
Dr Saqib Shahab, the province’s chief medical health officer, reminded people to be cautious