according to Explore further: Fungus-infecting virus could help track spread of white-nose syndrome in batsMore information: For more information about white-nose syndrome, go to whitenosesyndrome.org
To date, bats with white-nose syndrome disease symptoms have been found in 30 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces.
Townsends bats (shown here) are one of the hibernating bat species in Texas testing positive for the Pseudogymnoascus destructans fugus that causes the deadly white-nose syndrome.
Other bat species in the state that have tested positive for the fungus are tri-color and cave myotis bats.
“White-nose syndrome is only known to affect hibernating bats and has no direct health impact on humans,” she said.
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Fungus causes deadly bat disease in Texas
Photo: Amy Smotherman Burgess, MBI Fungus that causes deadly bat disease detected in Texas 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA fungus responsible for a disease that has killed millions of hibernating bats in the northeast has been detected in Texas, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said Thursday.
Fungus that causes deadly bat disease detected in TexasPhoto: Amy Smotherman Burgess, MBI Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The fungal disease that causes White-Nose Syndrome has made it’s way to Texas, according to state wildlife officials.
The fungal disease that causes White-Nose Syndrome has made it’s way to Texas, according to state wildlife officials.
The fungal disease that causes White-Nose Syndrome has been rapidly expanding since 2007 when it was first discovered in New York state.
In some places, the fungus has resulted in a 90 percent decline in winter bat numbers, Texas parks officials said.
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GETTY Liver cancer symptoms: Nine symptoms of the disease revealedThere are around 5,550 new cases of liver cancer in the UK each year and approximately 5,091 deaths from the disease.
Cancer Research UK said around 42 per cent of liver cancer cases in the UK are preventable.
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