Lepra in the Middle Ages

A new genetic study dealing with Lepra:
V. J. Schuenemann, P. Singh, T. A. Mendum, B. Krause-Kyora, G. Jäger et al., Genome-Wide Comparison of Medieval and Modern Mycobacterium leprae. Science (online 13.6.2013)

There have been several media reports in Germany. E.g. FAZ (19.6.2013)



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Rainer Schreg (2013, June 29). Lepra in the Middle Ages. The Black Death Network. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/m23h

Rainer Schreg

archaeologist professor in medieval and postmedieval archaeology at Bamberg university

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