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Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

300 Yosemite Park Employees’ Blood To Be Tested In Hantavirus Research Project

Health officials were 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 carried by deer mice.

10/16/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

All Yosemite Workers To Be Offered Hantavirus Test

Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.

09/27/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

Yosemite Workers Tested For Hantavirus, Ordered To Keep Quiet

California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.

09/27/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

9th Yosemite Park Hantavirus Case Reported

The National Park Service has said a ninth visitor to Yosemite National Park has been infected with the rodent-borne illness hantavirus.

09/13/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

3rd Yosemite Visitor Reported Dead From Hantavirus

Health officials have said a West Virginia resident has died from the outbreak of a rodent-borne illness linked to Yosemite National Park.

09/06/2012

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

Up To 10,000 Yosemite Visitors At Risk Of Hantavirus

Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials confirmed Friday.

08/31/2012

A deer mouse. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

2 More Yosemite Visitors Get Hantavirus, 91 Cabins To Close

Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six.

08/30/2012

A deer mouse. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

1,700 Yosemite Visitors May Have Been Exposed To Deadly Rodent Virus

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 at the park.

08/28/2012

Campfire smoke from Camp Curry at Yosemite National Park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

2nd Person Dies Of Hantavirus After Yosemite Visit

Yosemite National Park officials said a second person has died of a rare, rodent-borne disease after visiting the park earlier this summer.

08/27/2012

Campfire smoke from Camp Curry at Yosemite National Park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Yosemite Camper Who Died From Rodent Disease Identified As East Bay Resident

A man who died after a trip to Yosemite National Park, where it is believed he contracted a rare disease spread by rodents, was an Alameda County resident and died there after returning from his trip, an Alameda County Health Department spokeswoman said Friday.

08/17/2012

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