Thursday, 4 December 2014

Study of deadly bat disease finds surprising seasonal pattern of infections

Date:
December 3, 2014

Source:
University of California - Santa Cruz

Summary:
The deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has spread to bat colonies throughout eastern North America over the past seven years, causing bat populations to crash, with several species now at risk of extinction. The devastating impact of this disease is due in part to the seasonal dynamics of infection and transmission, according to a new study.


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