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By Amy Gernon
Published: October 17 2012
Michael Vaughan, a 72-year-old research geophysicist at Stony Brook University, contracted the Hantavirus while backpacking in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks.
Last week, medical testing confirmed that 72-year-old Long Island Michael Vaughan, of Stony Brook, had contracted the hantavirus while backpacking in the Adirondack High Peak region in August. The State Department of Health is now examining the case that left Vaughan in intensive care for four days.
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