Tom Medema

Yosemite National Park

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Chief of Interpretation and Education at Yosemite National Park

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Last summer, three people died and six others became ill at Curry Village in Yosemite Valley.  Visitors contracted the rare hantavirus by inhaling dust contaminated with urine, saliva…

Yosemite's Hantavirus Makeover

Last summer, three people died and six others became ill at Curry Village in Yosemite Valley.  Visitors contracted the rare hantavirus by inhaling dust contaminated with urine, saliva…

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