Montana Mice May Hold the Secret to Virus Spillover

Kuenzi’s goal is to better understand how a type of hantavirus called Sin Nombre spreads through these mouse populations. The post Montana Mice May Hold the Secret to Virus Spillover appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Montana Mice May Hold the Secret to Virus Spillover

For the past 20 years, Amy Kuenzi has spent three days of every month travelling to a ranch near Gregson, Montana, and setting out traps that contain peanut butter and oats. Her quarry is deer mice. She takes blood samples, looks for scars and fleas, and attaches ear tags.