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Yosemite makeover seeks to keep hantavirus at bay

Last year, three visitors died and six became ill when they were infected by the rodent-borne illness. The park has spent millions working to mouse-proof lodging.YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Sisters Lauren Scott and Patrice Fambrini stood near the check-in desk of Curry Village, a quaint collection of tents and cabins in Yosemite National Park, and considered the merits of their lodgings.
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Conclusions: DOBV infection of inpatients in Northern Germany is associated with severe kidney injury that recovers within a few weeks and normalizes within 1 year. Tubular proteinuria is associated with the severity of kidney injury and the necessity of renal replacement therapy in these DOBV-infected patients.Nephron Extra 2018;8:1 –10
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Seoul virus is a rat-borne hantavirus that typically causes symptoms that resemble the flu -- fever, headache, muscle pain. In rare cases infection can lead to hospitalization with hemorrhagic fever and kidney failure.
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Seoul virus is a rat-borne hantavirus that typically causes symptoms that resemble the flu -- fever, headache, muscle pain. In rare cases infection can lead to hospitalization with hemorrhagic fever and kidney failure.
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MONDAY, Feb. 5, 2018 -- Your pet rat could make you very sick by transmitting a virus that's newly emerged in North America, U.S. health officials warn. Seoul virus is a rat-borne hantavirus that typically causes symptoms that resemble the flu --...
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There's a new hantavirus on the block -- everything you need to know to avoid getting sick from it.
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There's a new hantavirus on the block--everything you need to know to avoid getting sick from it.
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Hantavirus disease is an emerging zoonosis which occurs worldwide [1]. The pathogenesis of hantavirus disease is characterized by changes in blood coagulation, vasodilatation and disturbances in the barrier function of the capillaries, resulting in extravasation of blood and inflammatory processes in the affected organs.
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