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Yosemite National Park

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  • 2nd person dies of rodent-borne disease contracted at Yosemite

     
    A second person who visited Yosemite National Park has died after contracting a rare rodent-borne disease, officials said Monday....
  • Yosemite hantavirus risk much larger than first believed

     
    As many as 10,000 people were at risk for contracting hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park this summer, federal officials said Friday. That significantly increases the possible exposure to the disease to park visitors. Park officials said...
  • Hiker has cardiac arrest, dies in San Bernardino National Forest

     
    A man hiking in the San Bernardino Forest died Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest, authorities said....
  • Yosemite hantavirus warning could be expanded to other countries

     
    National park service officials and public health authorities are considering notifying other countries about a recent outbreak of hantavirus at Yosemite National Park that has killed two people and sickened at least one other....
  • Hantavirus warning sent to 1,700 recent Yosemite visitors

     
    Yosemite National Park officials have warned 1,700 people who visited the park between mid-June and late August that they are at risk of contracting hantavirus, the rodent-borne disease that has been tied to the deaths of two recent park visitors.......
  • CHP officer, motorist dead after Bay Area freeway shootout

     
    A California Highway Patrol officer and motorist have both died after a freeway shootout in Contra Costa County Tuesday morning, law enforcement sources said....
  • Yosemite hantavirus puts up to 10,000 at risk; visitors worried

     
    The announcement Friday that 10,000 people were at risk for contracting hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park this summer heightened concerns for some visitors to the park. Park officials said they had sent letters and emails to about 3,100.....
  • Yosemite hantavirus warning sparks fear among park visitors

     
    Thousands of visitors have contacted officials since the announcement that up to 10,000 people were at risk for contracting hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park this summer. Paul Ollig, the park's deputy chief of interpretation, said as of...
  • Hantavirus in Yosemite: Ninth case reported in another visitor

     
    Another person was sickened by hantavirus traced to Yosemite National Park, the latest in a now nine-case outbreak that has killed three visitors since mid-June....
  • Yosemite employees tested for hantavirus as probe continues

     
    About 100 employees at Yosemite National Park were tested for hantavirus Wednesday as public health officials continue to investigate what prompted an outbreak of the rare, rodent borne disease that killed three visitors over the summer....
  • Hantavirus in Yosemite: Doctors try to solve disease's mysteries

     
    This summer's hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite National Park has served as a sobering reminder that mystery still surrounde the disease, doctors say....
  • Yosemite hantavirus: Mouse population may yield clues

     
    As an investigation into the hantavirus cases traced to Yosemite National Park continues, public health authorities said they have learned more about the park's deer mouse population that could shed light on what prompted a recent outbreak of the rare...