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The fungus that killed frogs - and led to a surge in malaria

10 mins | Sep 28, 2022
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How an amphibian apocalypse led to a surge in Malaria. In the early 1990s, a global fungal pandemic wiped out crucial pest-controlling amphibians resulting in the greatest loss of biodiversity attributable to any disease. With another similar pathogen on the way, Maryn McKenna explains how it resulted in a mosquito population boom and a surge in human malaria cases lasting years.

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