Oglala Sioux Tribe confirms death of young girl from hantavirus
Posted: Monday, June 4, 2012
A young member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota died from the hantavirus
, the Associated Press reports.
The girl was reported to be under 10 years of age. She was the first known case of the hantavirus on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
A hantavirus outbreak in 1993 affected the Navajo Nation
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