Dolphin Virus Infects Bottle-Nose Dolphins in Florida

November 14, 2013 / No Comments

The measles-like virus that is killing hundreds of dolphins along the east coast of the United States has reportedly spread to Florida too. NBC News said that the morbillivirus, which already took the lives of 753 cetaceans, is now making its presence felt in Florida, where bottle-nose dolphins are appearing on beaches dead or dying. Teri Rowles of the NOAA Fisheries Marine ...