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Yosemite National Park / Hantavirus #1030648

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Statistics on the impact of hantavirus, a deadly disease spread by mice, stemming from the outbreak in California’s Yosemite National Park cited.

(Yosemite National Park: Bill Whitaker) Questions about whether Yosemite acted soon enough in warning visitors about the risk of illness examined; details given about the symptoms and previous requests from the California Department of Public Health for Yosemite to issue warnings. [Victim Nicole LAPEYRADE††- says she’s disappointed about the park’s lack of concern for the public welfare.] [Park ranger Kari COBB††- says it wasn't something the park thought was a major problem.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:03:00

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