Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

If you think you may be infected with HPS, it is crucial that you see a doctor immediately, as symptoms can develop rapidly. Here are some questions to ask your physician if you suspect HPS.

  • Could my symptoms suggest HPS? What else could it be?
  • How serious is my diagnosis?
  • What treatment do you suggest and what are common side effects?
  • How can I prevent future infections?

Reviewed and approved by the American Lung Association Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel.

Page last updated: October 23, 2020

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