Did 1964 Alaska Earthquake, Tsunamis Lead To Mysterious (Sometimes Fatal) Tropical Fungal Outbreak In Pacific Northwest?

The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964 and the tsunamis it spawned may have washed a tropical fungus ashore, leading to a subsequent outbreak of often-fatal infections among people in coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest, according to a paper co-authored by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the nonprofit Translational Genomics Research Institute.

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