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Johns Hopkins-Bloomberg School of Public Health: Did Long Ago Tsunamis Lead to Mysterious, Tropical Fungal Outbreak in Pacific Northwest?

Oct 03, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health issued the following news release:

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- Inundations after alaskan earthquake in 1964 may have transported disease-causing c. Gattii fungus from shore waters into coastal forests

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The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964 and the tsunamis it spawned may have washed a tropical fungus ashore, leading to a subsequent outbreak of often-fatal infections among people in coastal regions of the...