'Zombie bees': Government says it's still hype

Last year alarms sounded around the world when a university study reported a “deadly fly parasite” could threaten the honey bees, making them act “zombie-like” and saying it was “consistent” with the deadly Colony Collapse Disorder.

The Associated Press, and other news agencies quickly broadcast the questioned discovery without checking reliable sources beyond those who produced the study.

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