05/21/2021

Zombie Wildfires Can Rage On For Months

11:34 minutes

Wildfires are becoming more intense. California saw a record breaking wildfire season—burning 4 million acres across the state last year. Scientists say there is an increase in another type of  wildfires called “zombie wildfires.” Forest fires that ignite in the summer and pop back up during the spring. 

Roxanne Khamsi talks about a new study that tracks the occurrence and causes of these wildfires. Plus, a look at a “black fungus” infection in COVID-19 patients in India. 


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Roxanne Khamsi

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