Sara Kiley Watson for Business Insider
Oct 05 ’19

A tropical fungus may have found its way to Canada on the back of a 1964 tsunami

A new study in mBio proposes that the fungus Cryptococcus gattii came to the Pacific Northwest with the help of a massive tsunami in 1964. The fungus has infected over 300 people across Canada and the US since 1999. If the authors’ hypothesis is corr…


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