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Scientists dig up giant virus more than 30,000 years old in Siberia

“The potentially bad news: the reemergence of other viruses “is no longer the domain of science fiction,”
Scientists have unearthed a giant virus more than 30,000 years old from the frozen soil in a remote region of Siberia.

While this ancient virus is harmless to people, the scientists behind the discovery warn that the discovery suggests that the thawing of permafrost in polar regions, as a result of either climate change or mining, could bring threats to human health.

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