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And here's an update from Yosemite National Park.
Now confirming up to 101000.
Deaths may have been exposed to a deadly mouse borne virus this summer.
Park officials sending warning letters now out to those who stayed at certain cabins between June and August.
Two people have -- died for others are ill from this virus park Rangers now.
Taking some 1000.
Phone calls a day.
From terrified visitors looking for answers and equipment joining me now and you've been looking into this what more do we know about this -- whatever spreading.
Well -- Harris it's the -- virus has a six week incubation period so campers may not even know that they have it.
The Centers for Disease Control warning that visitors who stayed in the cabins between June the tenth and August the 24 could be at risk.
They had to virus is carried in the feces urine and saliva of deer mice and other rodents as well.
It starts with the shortness of breath and cough.
Did think about it and I know I have my dad calling me he knew we were staying here and he was concerned about it seems like low risk.
But if you get it obviously it's very serious.
Definitely something we've been talking about.
And park officials closed the so called luxury cabins on Tuesday saying the double -- design made it easy for -- to -- -- between the walls we're hearing those words 13 of people who get this -- getting it is rare but when you don't know people who get out die that is -- all right -- use somebody though has dealt with problems like this before well -- a 2010 report from the California Health Department and it warned park officials that -- inspection efforts.
Should be increased after a visitor fell -- the state says that while officials at Yosemite didn't take steps -- deal with the rodent problem there are limitations given its.
Wilderness type of location to epidemiologist.
Are working in the park to figure out why -- rodent population is larger this year.
Once we feel that they are 100%.
-- prove who will start to move our visitors back into them we don't know when that's gonna happen.
Well experts say people should never sweep -- vacuum mouse droppings and instead spray them with a mixture of bleach in water.
And wipe it up with paper towels.
Or a -- but do you wanna go back and it ended haven't.
Yeah I mean I can only that I saw the padlock sign that have professionals go in incidents including those areas side you can imagine people who -- -- doing it.
And -- and keep us updated on this thank you very much.
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