SF State ‘Zombie Bee’ Hunt Turns NationwideWhen San Francisco State entomologist John Hafernik first discovered that a parasite was transforming honeybees into a zombie-like state, he wondered if it was only a local phenomenon.
SFSU Researchers: Parasite Fly Turns Bees Into 'Zombies'Researchers at San Francisco State University said they have found another explanation for the honey bee die-off: A parasitic fly that hijacks their bodies and causes them to abandon hives.

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