Yosemite Virus - Signature Tent Cabins, Curry Village Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park was hit by a deadly virus (hantavirus) in June 2012.
The virus was found in the Signature Tent Cabins in the Curry Village area of the park. Deer mice, which carry the virus, were nesting in the insulation between the double walls of the tents.
The hantavirus is carried in rodent faeces, urine and saliva.
There is no known cure for the virus!
Symptoms can take up to six weeks to show and one third of cases are fatal.
Yosemite National Park Virus (Hantavirus)
Flu-like symptoms, such as...
The virus is not infectious or contagious.
There have been 8 cases of the virus confirmed so far, 3 of which have been a fatal...
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