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Yosemite, hiking (144218470)
2012-08-28 09:25:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hantavirus, a deadly virus that can be contracted from rodents--through their bites, saliva, urine or contact with feces--has claimed its second victim at Yosemite National Park earlier this summer, prompting park officials to warn past visitors to be on the lookout for flu-like symptoms. The second victim contracted Hantavirus while visiting the park in June, park spokesman Scott Gediman said in a statement on Monday. The victim...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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