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3 years 8 months ago

Jumping mouse protected area expanded

DENVER (AP) - An environmental group is praising a federal agency's decision to designate more land in Colorado as critical habitat for a tiny jumping mouse. The Denver-based Center for Native Ecosystems said Wednesday that the additions will protect the most important places for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse, believed...

4 years 4 months ago

Health department warns of hantavirus threat

As the time for spring cleaning arrives, public health officials are warning about the danger of hantavirus. "Hantavirus is a serious respiratory disease carried by wild rodents, including deer mice, and the cotton rat, both common in the Pueblo County area," stated Dr. Christine Nevin-Woods, public health director at...

4 years 6 months ago

Hantavirus blamed for Colorado death

A virus carried by deer mice is being blamed for the death of an Alamosa County person. The Alamosa County Health Department says hantavirus caused the death of a county resident. No details have been given about the victim or when the person died. Hantavirus is a rare...

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