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Melting permafrost may release deadly diseases
Posted: 6 May 2017

We worry about terrorism; we worry about the rise of the Right; we worry about seas rising because of global warming. But here's something new to worry about: the melting of the permafrost is freeing ancient bacteria and viruses that may reintroduce long-forgotten dread diseases to mankind.

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