Rodent-Borne Virus Kills 2 At Yosemite

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•35 Aug 29, 2012

With four visitors who stayed in cabins at Yosemite National Park this summer having contracted hantavirus, and two having died from the rodent-spread disease, park officials have contacted 1,700 recent guests to warn them they may be at risk. What do you think?

  • “There you go, Teddy fucking Roosevelt and the national park system you just had to have. I hope you’re happy.”

    Thalia Urshan –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Lucky for me, I don’t live in Yosemite National Park.”

    Ronald Costitch –
    Construction Superintendent

  • “Have they considered separate camping sites for humans and rodents?”

    MacIntyre Berglund –
    Horticultural Worker