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Plague Found at Yosemite Campground; Site to Be Closed, Treated

Health officials in California are closing a campground at one of America's most popular wilderness destinations, Yosemite National Park, after tests on dead rodents found them to be carrying the plague. Authorities said the four-day shutdown beginning Monday would allow workers to fumigate rodent burrows for fleas that carry the infectious bacterial disease. State health officials began examining the park for signs of plague last month when a child from Los Angeles was diagnosed...

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