The California Department of Public Health is reporting four additional cases of Hantavirus in visitors who stayed at the tent cabins in the Boystown area of Curry Village. Boystown has been closed indefinitely.
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Another visitor has died and a fourth case of hantavirus has been found.
A 10-year-old boy is dead and a 6-year-old is missing after they were swept away while swimming in the Merced River.