Leprosy bacteria has changed little since Middle Ages, gene studies show

06/14/2013 | LiveScience.com

Sequencing of the leprosy bacterium genome from skeletons taken from medieval graves in Europe shows that the bacterium has changed very little over the years. The illness, known as Hansen's disease, declined in Europe in the 16th century as sufferers were isolated from the population, allowing genes from more immune people to survive.

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