deadly TB strains emerged in Asia over 6,000 years ago

Jan 20, 2015 | | Say something

London, Jan 20: in a groundbreaking finding an evolutionary geneticist at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris has decoded the tuberculosis (TB) genome, suggesting that a pernicious family of strain emerged in Asia more than 6,000 years. The study of nearly 5,000 samples of Mycobacterium tuberculosis worldwide showed how a strain of bacteria […more]