We had earlier posted the news, as reported in the Sacramento Bee, that Jordan Herbst, 14, of Bishop survived the often deadly hantavirus. Now, the UC Davis Health System, where Jordan ultimately was hospitalized, has documented the teenager’s story. Jordan’s mother, Katharine Allen shared this link: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/features/2013-2014/09/20130904_saving-Jordan.html
glad to hear he has recovered so well. Do they have any idea how or where he was exposed? I assume it would have been here in the Eastern Sierra and not Oregon. I’m under the impression that it takes a very significant exposure to dried urine in a mouse… Read more »
Jordan’s mother, Katharine Allen, said the State Dept. of Health has been up here trapping. Nothing definite yet.
Thanks Sierra Wave for the link to the informative story.
The miracles of modern medicine are amazing. Glad to hear that young Jordan is doing well and expected to have a complete recovery.
Kudos to all the medical personnel that made the right decisions regarding Jordan’s treatment.