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Viruses And Bacteria Trapped In Ice Come Alive As Climate Warms

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The rapid increase in climate change continues to offer up more negatives. Examples include changing normal weather patterns and fueling stronger hurricanes. Now it could be the cause of an increase in pathogens that have been trapped in ice, according to recent studies.

Last August, an anthrax outbreak decimated the animals and inhabitants of a small location in Siberia. Thousands of reindeer died from the disease, and it was them that spread it into civilization. Most people were affected, with 20 needing to be hospitalized, and one casualty of a 12-year-old boy.