Hantavirus

Blood from Yosemite workers could advance research

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Health officials are set to draw blood from hundreds of Yosemite National Park employees as part of a research project that aims to help scientists better understand a potentially deadly virus […]

10/16/2012

Yosemite workers may be surveyed for mouse virus

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) – California public health officials want to survey workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, a park spokesman said Thursday. The […]

09/20/2012

Yosemite Park officials confirm 9th virus case

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) – Officials say a visitor to Yosemite National Park has recovered after becoming the ninth person diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne illness blamed for three deaths linked to the park. […]

09/13/2012

1,000s flood Yosemite hotline to ask about virus

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – At least six rangers are staffing phones at Yosemite National Park as visitors frightened about a growing outbreak of a deadly mouse-borne virus call seeking answers. A park spokesman said that […]

08/31/2012

1 man dead from rodent disease at Yosemite

(AP) – A man died and a woman became seriously ill after contracting a rare rodent-borne disease that might have been linked to their stay at a popular lodging area in Yosemite National Park, officials […]

08/16/2012