28 new 15,000 year old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier

For the past 15,000 years, a glacier on the northwestern Tibetan Plateau of China has hosted a party for some unusual guests: an ensemble of frozen viruses, many of them unknown to modern science.
  • Melting ice from climate change could release the pathogens into the environment, one researcher said, calling it a "worst-case scenario."

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