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Arild S. Foss

Arild S. Foss is a Norwegian freelance journalist writing for

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Herpes causes fatal tumours in sea turtles

The herpes virus has long been thought to cause sea turtles to develop fatal tumours. Although the number of the world’s sea turtles developing tumours has been decreasing since the 90s, a new study shows this doesn’t mean that turtles are rid of herpes.