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Calif. Scientists’ Calls to Warn Yosemite Visitors of Virus Went Unheeded

August 30, 2012 | 9:53 am

Calif. Scientists’ Calls to Warn Yosemite Visitors of Virus Went Unheeded

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By Christina Jewett, California Watch California public health scientists have twice recommended in the past five years that Yosemite National Park authorities educate visitors about hantavirus, a rare disease that is linked to the deaths of two park visitors, one illness and a possible fourth this summer. Yet park officials did not warn visitors until after the […]

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Yosemite Officials Say 1,700 Visitors Risk Disease

August 28, 2012 | 11:55 am

Yosemite Officials Say 1,700 Visitors Risk Disease

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by Tracie Cone, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) —  Yosemite officials told 1,700 past visitors on Tuesday they may have been exposed to a rodent-borne disease already blamed for the deaths of two people who stayed in cabins at the national park. Four people who spent time in Signature Tent Cabins at Curry Village around […]

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