Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine
"These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman."

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Anthrax outbreak in Siberia caused by melting of permafrost

YouTube video from Russia Today.



Over the past few weeks - 71 people have been hospitalized and one child has died following an outbreak of anthrax in Western Siberia above the arctic circle. Scientists now believe that outbreak began when a massive heat wave melted away at layers of permafrost and exposed the bodies of anthrax-infected reindeer who died 75 years ago.


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