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Scientists Still Searching For Cause Of ‘Unusual Mortality Event’

By | May 22, 2012 - 5:08 pm

Investigators say this year’s subsistence seal hunters are being very helpful in the ongoing effort to find the cause of a mysterious ailment that is bringing about hair loss and lesions.  In the Nome area, about 20 animals with signs of the illness have been reported, but they don’t appear to be new cases.

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