Squirrel Nutkin Could Have Had Leprosy, Study Finds by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Genetic analyses of 25 squirrels in Britain showed that they were infected with M. leprae, a cause of leprosy in humans.

Published: November 9, 2016 at 07:00PM

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