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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is casting a wider net looking for people who might have contracted the Seoul virus from infected rats.

The agency said Tuesday the current investigation of eight cases in Wisconsin and Illinois suggests that people in 10 other states may have been exposed to infected rats through the distribution chains of the affected breeding facilities.

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  • I have a 12 year old grandson that has recently moved in with me. He has been playing with my two pet rats. The last couple days he has been running a fever off and on complaining of his back hurting as of last night he was complaining of severe abdominal pain.

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