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I Have IC, But IC Doesn't Have Me!

My name is Amanda, I have Interstitial Cystitis, but Interstitial Cystitis doesn’t have ME. Once I thought that. I would like to take this opportunity to share my story with you, on my journey through diagnosis and my daily life with “IC”. My diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis is much like the story of millions of other women across the United ...

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New Hantavirus Case Prompts Closing Of Curry Village Cabins

Park officials close tent cabins indefinitely while investigation continues CURRY VILLAGE – Once again the Hantavirus has been identified in someone who stayed in the “Signature Cabins” of the Boystown area of Curry Village in Yosemite National Park, prompting park officials to close the cabins where five of the six infections occured. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has ...

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Hantavirus Claims Second Victim

Officials warn about disturbing the air in potentially contaminated areas. Yosemite National Park health officials have confirmed that the deadly Hantavirus has been confirmed in four people who stayed in the park’s Curry Village in June. Two have died. “An outreach effort is currently underway by the park concessioner to contact visitors who stayed in Signature Tent Cabins at Curry ...

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Valley Woman Dies Of West Nile Virus

An elderly woman died today in a Fresno County hospital from complications of West Nile Virus, according to the Fresno Mosquito and Vector Control District. This is the second death so far, from the 26 cases of the virus reported in California this year, including seven cases in Fresno County, according to Dr. Edward L. Moreno director of the Fresno ...

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Hantavirus Believed Contracted In Curry Village

SACRAMENTO – The recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in two Californians, one of whom died, has prompted Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state public health officer, to remind Californians to take precautions to prevent exposure to the virus that causes HPS at their places of residence, work and recreation.

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