White-Nose Syndrome Got An Idea To Save Bats From White-Nose Syndrome? The Government Wants To Hear It! By Mose Buchele | KUT • Nov 29, 2019 Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT White-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has decimated bat populations, is spreading in Texas. Scientists are trying everything from vaccines to UV lights to control the disease. Now, they’re asking the public for help.