Arenaviruses are generally spread by rodents. The types of rodents that spread arenaviruses are located across much of the world, including Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. In some areas of the world, arenavirus infections in people are relatively common and can cause severe disease.
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Carson City, Douglas and Lyon Counties
Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS)
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)