The surprising, historical origins of TB, humanity’s most fatal ailment

New developments in a 10,000-12 months-old cold case have upended our tips about how and when tuberculosis began infecting individuals – and available hope for a improved vaccine

Health and fitness



23 June 2021

Israel G. Vargas

THIS was the coldest of chilly circumstances. The remains of 83 people today experienced lain under the earthen flooring of a house in Dja’de el’Mughara, northern Syria, for countless numbers of yrs. Who put them there was no thriller: people residing in the region in the course of the Stone Age usually buried their lifeless beneath their homes. But the

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