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Hantavirus Transmission

Caption: This graphic shows the rodent reservoir for hantaviruses, the aerosolized free virus, and the cellular entry pathway where the virus is taken up by endocytosis and enters within the endosomal compartment.

Credit: Hannah J. Barbian (hbarbian@mail.med.upenn.edu)

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