Md.-W.Va. Trail Link Shelved Due To Bat Habitat Threat The National Park Service has shelved a proposed extension of the Western Maryland Rail Trail to Paw Paw because it could threaten bats that roost in three tunnels along the route.
FDA: Fungus In Tainted Steroids And Patients MatchThe fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.
Fungi Blamed For Meningitis Rarely Cause TroubleThe two kinds of fungus linked to a meningitis outbreak are found in plenty of places and rarely make people sick.
Lethal Bat Fungus Hits MarylandIt has killed millions of bats and threatens to kill many more. A lethal fungus, unheard of in the U.S. just a few years ago, continues to spread.
Feds: White Nose Has Killed At Least 5.7M BatsScientists studying white nose syndrome in bats estimate the fungal ailment has killed at least 5.7 million bats in 16 states and Canada, providing alarming new numbers about the scope of its decimation.
Feds Unveil Plan To Combat Bat-Killing FungusThe Interior Department is unveiling a national plan to combat a fungus that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern United States and is spreading west.