The Park County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the death of one of its deputies.
About 1,700 people who stayed in tent cabins at Yosemite National Park this summer were warned Tuesday they may have been exposed to a deadly rodent-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two campers.
A woman from Adams County has died of hantavirus. It is the first fatal case of hantavirus in Colorado this year.
Three people in Colorado have tested positive for Hantavirus this year, and state officials are warning about the dangers of rodents passing the disease to humans.
So far this year in Colorado, one person has died and two others have been sickened from Hantavirus. It’s a respiratory disease carried by deer mice and transmitted by inhaling dust contaminated with the virus.
State health officials say one person has died of hantavirus in Colorado this year and a second has been sickened by it.