Oetzi the Iceman had a stomach bug, researchers say

January 8, 2016 4:39 AM

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Oetzi the Iceman had a stomach bug, researchers say

Microbes extracted from the insides of a 5,300-year-old mummy have shown he was suffering from a stomach bug before he died, scientists have discovered.

Oetzi the Iceman, the name given to the frozen body discovered in the Alps in 1991, had a bacterial infection that is common today, researchers said.

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