New honey bee virus identified

Tobacco ringspot virus has been found in honeybees and could help explain their decline.

A viral pathogen that typically infects plants has been found in honeybees and could help explain their decline. Researchers working in the United States and China have reported their findings in a recent edition of mBio, the online journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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