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Letter: Yosemite, Marin and rental cabins elsewhere pose grave risks

Cabins pose grave risks, need
more public health oversight
In 2012, someone we know tragically became a victim of the Yosemite cabins hantavirus outbreak. We had been invited on that trip.
Today, my daughter and I, and nearly 70 of her classmates, will be receiving our third (out of a series of four) rabies shot, as a result of sleeping in a bat-infested cabin during a school field trip to Marin County.
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It appears more oversight is still needed for preventing such public health emergencies.
Giorgio Cosentino
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