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White nose syndrome is killing millions of bats via a contagious fungus – here's how to stop it

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2018-02-15

A dangerous fungus has been sweeping across North America with devastating consequences. In the past decade, between 5m and 7m bats in the US and Canada have been wiped out as a result of the fungal disease known as white nose syndrome, which alters their behaviour in potentially deadly ways. But the latest research shows there might be hope for researchers trying to battle the disease, following the discovery that UV light appears to destroy the fungus's DNA.

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https://phys.org/news/2018-02-white-nose-syndrome-millions-contagious.html