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In the northeastern United States, strains of morbillivirus killed harbor seals in 2006 and bottlenose dolphins between 1987 and 1988.
The last major mass casualty event for marine mammals in this part of the world took place from 2013 to 2015, when a resurgence of the morbillivirus killed thousands of bottlenose dolphins on the Eastern Seaboard.
Preliminary necropsy results suggest that four of New Jersey’s dolphins had pneumonia, and one had morbillivirus — hardly a sweeping trend.
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Origin and Etymology of morbillivirus
First Known Use: 1976See Words from the same year
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