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Ancient Syphilis Genomes Decoded for First Time

News   Jun 22, 2018 | Original Press Release from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

 
Ancient Syphilis Genomes Decoded for First Time

This is a close-up of the finger bones of individual 94A. Individual 94A was infected with syphilis and was 6 months old at the time of death. The skeleton displays characteristic signs of a treponemal disease. Rodrigo Barquera. Santa Isabel collection, Lab. of Osteology, ENAH, Mexico (permission No. 401.15.3-2017/1065 INAH).

 
 
 

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