Scientists have discovered that soil created by the melting of glaciers as a result of global warming harbors harmful bacteria and viruses.
These microorganisms that cause the resurgence of diseases hidden in glaciers may be resistant to antibiotics.
According to the research, some microbes in the Arctic have been able to use minerals as an energy source for centuries to survive.
They were in permafrost for long periods of time at very low temperatures with little food.
And the scientific world cannot identify the bacteria under the frozen soil.
Today, bacteria that are alien to the immune system can develop resistance to antibiotics and cause deadly diseases.
However, the risk of finding harmful bacteria in Antarctica is lower, because Antarctica, which is made up of an ice sheet, has less land.