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Virus Locked In Siberian Ice For 30,000 Years Is Revived In Lab

Virus Locked In Siberian Ice For 30,000 Years Is Revived In Lab

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Scientists at a laboratory in France have thawed out and revived an ancient virus found in the Siberian permafrost, making it infectious again for the first time in 30,000 years. The giant virus known as Pithovirus sibericum was discovered about 100 feet deep in coastal tundra. The pathogen infects …

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