Thawing Arctic Permafrost Could Reactivate Deadly Ancient Diseases

Thawing Arctic Permafrost Could Reactivate Deadly Ancient Diseases

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scientists say the rapidly warming climate in the far north risks exposing long-dormant viruses, which may be thousands of years old, and have been frozen in the permafrost in the Arctic. - Science news - Disturbing things are happening in the Arctic. In the last fortnight a devastating heatwave has seen temperatures in Siberia reach a record 38C (100.4F),...