Ancient Coronavirus Pandemic Evidence Found in Asia

June 28th, 2021

Ancient Origins, Other, 28/06/2021, Rudra Bhushan
Studying the human genome gives us a fascinating glimpse into the evolution of human DNA over time. Modern technology permits scientists to discover and understand certain diseases that potentially occurred thousands of years ago, all with the help of genome evidence A new study by an international team of researchers from the University of Adelaide and the University of Arizona of 2,500 modern humans from 26 worldwide populations revealed that an ancient coronavirus outbreak struck East Asia some 20,000 years ago! Professor Kirill Alexandrov from the CSIRO-QUT Synthetic Biology Alliance and QUT’s Centre for Genomics and Personalized Health, was part of a team of researchers from the University of Arizona, the University of California San Francisco, and the University of Adelaide who have published their findings about the ancient coronavirus “pandemic” in East Asia, in the journal Current Biology. ( QUT )

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