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Deadly fungus affecting hibernating bats could spread during summer

20:00 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(US Geological Survey) The cold-loving fungus (Pseudogymnoascus destructans, or Pd) that causes white-nose syndrome, a disease that has killed millions of North American bats during hibernation, could also spread in summer months. Bats and humans visiting contaminated caves and mines can inadvertently contribute to the spread of the fungus, according to a recently published study by the US Geological Survey.

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