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Monkey model of hantavirus disease established

National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers have developed an animal model of human hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in rhesus macaques, an advance that may lead to treatments, vaccines and improved methods of diagnosing ...

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Major effort to stave off hantavirus at Yosemite National Park

Sisters Lauren Scott and Patrice Fambrini stood near the check-in desk of Curry Village, a quaint collection of tents and cabins in Yosemite National Park, and considered the merits of their lodgings.

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Report: NPS hantavirus response followed policy

(AP)—Federal investigators probing the hantavirus outbreak blamed for three deaths at Yosemite National Park recommend that design changes to tent cabins and other lodging run by private concessionaires first be reviewed ...

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CDC: Yosemite hantavirus outbreak has killed 3, sickened 10

To date, 10 people have fallen ill - and three have died - in the hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park's "signature" cabins in Curry Village, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Blood from Yosemite workers could advance research

(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 carried by deer mice ...

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Scientists sort through theories to explain hantavirus outbreak

Scientists seeking a cause for the deadly hantavirus outbreak among Yosemite National Park visitors over the summer are investigating whether a spike in the deer mouse population, combined with the unusual design of some ...

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US official: Yosemite visitor recovered from virus

(AP)—A visitor to Yosemite National Park has recovered after becoming the ninth person diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne illness blamed for three deaths among those who spent time at the park this summer, officials said.

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Yosemite extends hantavirus alert to 230,000

California's Yosemite National Park has said that it has extended its hantavirus warning to 230,000 people after three people died from the rodent-borne disease.

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