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Mummies and schistosomiasis

May 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Mummies Tell History of a ‘Modern’ PlagueScienceDaily (May 23, 2011) — Mummies from along the Nile are revealing how age-old irrigation techniques may have boosted the plague of schistosomiasis, a water-borne parasitic disease that infects an estimated 200 million people today.

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