Tag Archives: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lyme Disease Affects 300,000 Every Year

Late summer is peak Lyme disease season. During the past two years I have posted a¬†series of articles on ticks, Lyme disease, and other tick-borne diseases. Lyme and tick-borne diseases have been diagnosed in all 50 states, so even if … Continue reading

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Hantavirus Endangers 10,000 Yosemite Campers

In a recent article I reported that the National Park Service Office of Public Health confirmed that two people had died of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) and a third and probably fourth case was discovered in individuals who camped at … Continue reading

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Hantavirus Claims Two Yosemite Campers

A second person has died of a rare, rodent-borne disease after visiting one of the most popular parts of Yosemite National Park earlier this summer. Park officials are warning past visitors to be aware of flu-like aches and symptoms and … Continue reading

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