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Melting Arctic ice accelerates spread of deadly virus in marine mammals

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Melting Arctic ice accelerates spread of deadly virus in marine mammalsWashington DC (UPI) Nov 07, 2019

New research suggests the loss of sea ice in the Arctic is aiding the spread of a deadly virus among marine mammals. In 2002, the phocine distemper virus, or PDV, infected and killed thousands of harbor seals in the North Atlantic. Two years later, scientists identified the virus in northern sea otters in Alaska. The latest research, a 15-year study published Thursday in the jour
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News video: A Measles Type Virus Is Killing Thousands Of Seals

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As the planet warms, Arctic ice continues to thaw at a rapid rate, threatening sea life across the globe. A new study shows the disappearance of Arctic sea ice has allowed a deadly virus to spread among seal and otter populations. The phocine distemper virus was previously limited to the Atlantic...

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