Scientists Discover Three New Viruses That Infect Endangered Salmon

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Scientists from the University of British Columbia, Fisheries and Ocean Canada, and the Pacific Salmon Foundation have discovered three new viruses that infect endangered Chinook and sockeye salmon – including one that was previously thought to only infect mammals.

All three viruses were discovered together among farmed Chinook salmon but the distribution of the three viruses varied.

LINK (via: Forbes)

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