Three confirmed cases and one suspected cases have came into light for Hantavirus. One thing that is common between all of them is that all the four people have stayed in Curry Village, which is a collection of tents at the eastern side of Yosemite National Park.
All the four people have visited Yosemite National Park and have stayed in the village during their trip. Out of three confirmed cases, two people have lost their lives and one was able to survive. However, the fourth case is being investigated for the disease.
Park spokesman Scott Gediman expressed his grief over the death of another person due to the virus. A lot of efforts are being made to ensure that details of the virus could be known and have been taking the matter quite seriously.
While informing about the virus, experts affirmed that the virus is being carried by mice, which can further be transferred among humans through mice urine and fecal matter. Virus symptoms can range from fever to body pain and can even cause breathlessness.
In order to make sure that the virus cases does not exit any more, park staff has been catching mice to test them for the virus.
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