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Texas researchers seek to develop algae bloom warning system


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Texas researchers are trying to develop an early warning system to help health officials handle "red tide" algae blooms that can cause breathing problems in humans.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi experts are hoping water sampling and media reports could provide data to support a system to better prepare for the algae blooms, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported. Researchers are seeking funding to fully develop the warning system for hospitals and emergency rooms.

"At minimum, I'm hoping we can tell hospitals when red tide is coming here to help them w...

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