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View of the Half Dome monolith from Glacier Point at the Yosemite National Park in California on June 4, 2015.  (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Tourist With Possible Case Of Plague Expected To Recover

State health officials say a Georgia tourist who visited California now has a possible case of the plague, but is expected to make a “full recovery.”

08/19/2015

Park spokesman Scott Gediman walks over a nearly dry riverbed at the Yosemite National Park in California on June 3, 2015.  (Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Camper Deaths, Presence Of Plague Darken Summer At Yosemite

The deaths of two young campers killed when a tree branch fell on their tent and a campground closure because of plague cast a pall over California’s Yosemite National Park at the height of the summer tourist season.

08/15/2015

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Popular Yosemite Campground Shutting After 2 Squirrels Die Of Plague

Officials at Yosemite National Park say they are temporarily shutting a popular campsite after two squirrels died of plague in the area.

08/14/2015

View of the Half Dome monolith from Glacier Point at the Yosemite National Park in California on June 4, 2015.  (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Camping At Yosemite National Park Contracts Plague

California officials say a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital.

08/06/2015

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California Squirrel Tests Positive For Plague Exposure

Authorities say a squirrel at a Southern California campground has tested positive for exposure to fleas infected with the bacteria that can cause plague.

10/09/2012