48,500-years-old 'Zombie Virus' Buried in Ice Revived by Scientists in Russia.
French scientists have revived a 48,500-years-old zombie virus buried under a frozen lake in Russia.
With this new Discovery, scientists have sparked fears of yet another pandemic.
Researchers from europe analysed ancient samples collected from permanent in Russia's Siberia.
They Discovered and characterized 13 new diseases, which they termed "Zombie Viruses".
Scientists found that viruses to be contagious despite spending many millennia trapped in the frozen ground.
The Situation would be much more disastrous is the case of a plant, animal or human diseases.
The oldest, Pandoravirus yedoma was 48,500 years old, a record for a frozen virus returning to a form that may infect many creatures.
The previous record in 2013, who discovered a 30,000 years old virus in Siberia.
The Pandoravirus was discovered at the bottom of a lake in Yukechi Alas, Yakutia, Russia.
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