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On “A genetic history of leprosy”

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Is there anything therefore to the fact that the North American armadillo can be the only known other carrier of leprosy (Hansen’s disease)? There was recent early evidence thought in an early tomb in Israel from 2000 years ago. It’s thought as many as 40 million armadillos were around back then. Could it be the original trans-species disease?  Scientific American: The Scicurious Brain

Written by georgejmyersjr

06/14/2013 at 2:47 pm

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