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For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful Reminder

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful ReminderHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- When Jennifer Benewiat first came down with a fever on Christmas 2010 at her home in Wichita, Kan., she thought it was the flu.What she didn't know was that she had a deadly illness called hantavirus, which would stop her...

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful Reminder

For Hantavirus Survivors, Yosemite a Painful ReminderHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- When Jennifer Benewiat first came down with a fever on Christmas 2010 at her home in Wichita, Kan., she thought it was the flu.What she didn't know was that she had a deadly illness called hantavirus, which would stop her...

Campers Question Yosemite National Park’s Response to Hantavirus

Campers Question Yosemite National Park’s Response to HantavirusHemera/Thinkstock(YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.) -- Although Yosemite National Park has closed 91 cabins to prevent visitors from getting a deadly airborne disease called hantavirus, it's not clear whether park officials have done enough to prevent th...

Threat of Hantavirus Lingers For Yosemite Campers

Threat of Hantavirus Lingers For Yosemite CampersBananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Instead of basking in post-vacation nostalgia, the people who camped at Yosemite National Park this summer are worriedly watching for signs of a deadly airborne disease called hantavirus, which has already killed two...

Rare Virus Kills Camper at Yosemite National Park

Rare Virus Kills Camper at Yosemite National ParkiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A California man has died after contracting a rare virus in Yosemite National Park, according to officials from the California Department of Public Health.The man, whose name has not been released, died in late July ...

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