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Video: 48,500-Year-Old 'Zombie Virus' buried in ice revived. Research found that they remained infectious despite spending many millennia trapped in the frozen ground.

Updated: November 30, 2022 6:49 PM IST

By Toshi Tiwari | Edited by Video Desk

VIDEO: The team of researchers from Russia, Germany, and France have revived a 48,500-Year-Old ‘Zombie Virus’ Buried In Ice. The European researchers examined ancient samples collected from permafrost in the Siberia region of Russia. They revived and characterized 13 new pathogens, what they termed “zombie viruses”. Scientists have long warned that the thawing of permafrost due to atmospheric warming will worsen climate change. To know more about the 48,500-Year-Old ‘Zombie Virus’ buried in ice, watch full video.

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