JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission says more than 100 dolphins on the First Coast have died from morbillivirus, a virus that's impacting dolphins from New York to Florida.
"This is a very dangerous virus for dolphins," says Dr. Rose Borkowski, a veterinarian and professor at Jacksonville University.
She says the virus impacts dolphins respiratory system, brain and skin. Though humans can't get it, Dr. Borkowski says there's still more than needs to be understood about the virus.
"It's always important to study these things really thoroughly," she said.
FWC says if you see a sick or dead dolphin, call them right away. The number is 1-888-404-3922.