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Ancient British Leprosy Genome Points Finger at Squirrels

News   May 11, 2018 | Original Press Release from the University of Cambridge

 
Ancient British Leprosy Genome Points Finger at Squirrels

Skeletal remains showing evidence of leprosy from the Odense St. Jørgen cemetery in Denmark, which was established in 1270 and existed until 1560. Credit: Dorthe Dangvard Pedersen

 
 
 

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