2012-08-30 / Front Page

Doctor offers hantavirus answers to counter Yosemite outbreak fears


The outbreak of hantavirus illness that has killed two and sickened four more visitors to Mariposa County this summer is being relayed by news reports around the world this week.

Lost in these sometimes sensational reports are the facts on what hantavirus is and what risks it poses. In an informational video produced by UC San Francisco, Dr. Charles Chiu offers information about the local outbreak that has turned into a national scare.

To view the video, click on or paste the address below into the URL line of your Web browser.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kke7qAGWFQ


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