Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 11th, 2001
The scientists said more research is needed to determine if the high infection rate among deer mice near the federal Bureau of Land Management's Little Sahara Recreation Area was caused by ORV traffic that has created dirt roads and trails. They theorize that when ORVs denude rodent habitat, the animals are crowded into remaining areas of vegetation, leading to increased fighting, biting, and scratching that allows the virus to be spread among mice when saliva and blood enter their wounds. ...
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