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Viruses associated with coral epidemic of "white plague"
September 12, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.They call it the "white plague," and like its black counterpart from the Middle Ages, it conjures up visions of catastrophic death, with a cause that was at first uncertain even as it led to widespread destruction on marine corals in the Caribbean Sea. Now, at least, one of the causes of this plague has been found. Full Story
Oregon State University
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