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2nd Yosemite visitor dies of rodent-borne illness (via NBC News)

A second person has died from hantavirus after visiting one of the most popular parts of Yosemite National Park earlier this summer, and park officials were warning past visitors to be aware of some flu-like aches and symptoms and seek medical help immediately if they appear. While the  rodent-borne disease is very rare, up to one-third of the cases proves fatal. According to the California Department of Public Health the total number of confirmed cases has risen to six people.