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Ancient zombie viruses in melting Siberian permafrost could cause new pandemic, scientists warn

The effects of disturbing millennia-old viruses could be ‘calamitous’, scientists warn.

infectious disease climate impacts

Francesco Branda: Is climate change causing a resurgence in infectious diseases?

The clock is ticking to restore our relationship with nature to one that is mutually beneficial, not detrimental to our existence.

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Eagles are falling, bears are going blind

Bird flu is already a tragedy.
Deforestation brings bat-borne virus home to roost

Deforestation brings bat-borne virus home to roost

Habitat loss and food shortages have pushed bats into closer proximity to horses and humans, fueling Hendra virus spillover, a new study suggests.
mosquito-borne tropical viruses

Dengue and Zika can alter your scent to attract mosquitoes

Some mosquito-borne tropical viruses can change the way you smell.
Monkeypox: What to know about the virus detected in the United States

Monkeypox: What to know about the virus detected in the United States

Scientists are trying to answer questions about the outbreak of a disease not known to spread easily between humans.
Avian flu spread in the US worries poultry industry​

Avian flu spread in the US worries poultry industry​

Though the risk to humans is low, scientists warn that outbreaks among farmed birds increase the potential for the virus to mutate and pose a threat to humans.
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