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Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Found in Two California Residents

The recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in two Californians, one of whom died, has prompted Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state public health officer, to remind Californians to take precautions to prevent exposure to the virus that causes HPS at …

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Hantavirus Found in Four More Visitors to Yosemite National Park

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today reported four additional cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), bringing the total number of people infected with the hantavirus who visited Yosemite National Park to six. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/hanta812a.htm

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Update: Yosemite National Park Continues Response to Hantavirus Cases

Yosemite National Park continues its public health response and outreach as a result of confirmed cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in individuals who spent one or more nights in the park between June 10 and late August of this year in the “Signature Tent Cabins” located in Curry Village. …

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