18th Century Mummies Reveal How TB Spread Through Europe

April 8, 2015 8:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Naturally mummified bodies from an 18th century crypt in Hungary provide new insight into tuberculosis infections in Europe during that time, researchers say.

The discovery could also help health officials fight future tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks, the scientists suggested.

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