Amphibian Deaths: Cause of a Huge Malaria Surge

Amphibian deaths may have a link to the surges of malaria in the past. When these animals died off in Panama and Costa Rica in the 90s and in the early part of the 2000s, it may have increased the malaria cases. Their deaths were caused by the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis¬†fungus. This deadly organism killed a … Read more