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Cause of Common Autoinflammatory Disease May Have Protected Ancestors From Plague

News   Jun 30, 2020 | Original story from the National Institutes of Health.

 
Cause of Common Autoinflammatory Disease May Have Protected Ancestors From Plague

An image depicting specific genomic variants that cause a disease called familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) may also confer increased resilience to the plague. Credit: Ernesto Del Aguila III, NHGRI.

 
 
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