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Tourist Dies From Animal Virus

AOL.COM - A man died from a virus he contracted from Yosemite National Park. The man was staying at Curry Village where he was believed to have contracted hantavirus. It is spread through rodent droppings and urine. According to ABC,"early symptoms include fever, muscle aches, head aches and diarrhea." Nearly 40% of people who develop hantavirus die from it. There is no specific treatment for it, but according to the CDC, those who receive early medical care in an intensive care unit may do better. click here to watch the video report

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