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TheOne  ·  497 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Worst Disease Ever Recorded

I was hoping to not read this:

"The fungus hasn’t acted alone; humans have been its unwitting accomplice. A genetic study led by Matthew Fisher from Imperial College London suggested that Bd had originated somewhere in Asia. From there, one especially virulent and transmissible strain spread around the world in the early 20th century—a time when international trade was booming. Infected animals could have stowed away aboard ships, or been deliberately transported as food, pets, or pregnancy tests. Either way, the killer strain eventually spread to five other continents."

Once again, humans and their killing actions...