Salmon Anemia, Lethal Virus, Spreads From Fish Farms To Pacific Northwest

10/18/2011 12:27 pm ET | Updated Dec 18, 2011
  • CORNELIA DEAN and RACHEL NUWER New York Times

A lethal and highly contagious marine virus has been detected for the first time in wild salmon in the Pacific Northwest, researchers in British Columbia said on Monday, stirring concern that it could spread there, as it has in Chile, Scotland and elsewhere.

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