Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Case In State HistoryA child in Elmore County, Idaho is recovering from plague in the first human case of the bacterial disease in Idaho since 1992.
Toxic Algae Blooms Spurred By Fertilizer Runoff Plague CaliforniaFertilizer runoff, combined with the ongoing drought, is contributing to toxic blue-green algae blooms in California.
Plague Forces Closure Of Popular Campground Near Lake TahoeA popular campground near Lake Tahoe has been closed after health officials found plague at the site earlier this month.
Plague Found On Flea From Chipmunk In Lake TahoeCalifornia officials say a flea found on a yellow chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague.
2nd Yosemite Tourist Investigated For Possible Case Of PlagueCalifornia health officials are investigating another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia who fell ill after visiting Yosemite National Park, the second case in less than a month.
Plague, Wildfire Shut Down Access To Yosemite, CampgroundsFire and the plague have made getting to and around Yosemite National Park difficult for summer campers.
Plague Found In Dead Squirrels At Yosemite CampgroundTwo dead squirrels at a campground in Yosemite National Park were found to have been killed by plague, leading park officials to close it for treatment.
Child Who Camped At Yosemite National Park Contracts PlagueA child who was camping with family at Yosemite National Park contracted the plague, the first case reported in the state since 2006.