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19 09, 2019

Salamander-killing fungus gains an international profile

During the annual meeting of international animal health experts in Paris this summer, international experts agreed to add the salamander-killing fungus (Batrachochytridium salamandrivorans or Bsal) to the OIE (Office International des Epizooties) or the World Organization for Animal Health international list of tracked or “listed” animal diseases. The chytrid fungus (Batrachochytridium dendrobatidis or Bd), which […]