Elephant Deaths Linked to Obscure Bacterium Responsible for Fatal Blood Poisoning, Study Finds

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding the mass deaths of African elephants in 2020, possibly attributing it to a previously unknown bacterium called Bisgaard taxon 45. This bacterium has never been seen in wild elephants before and is now being closely studied for its potential role in the deaths of hundreds … Read more