How infectious diseases arrived in the colonial Americas.
Pimenoff, Ville N https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0813-7031
Houldcroft, Charlotte J https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1833-5285
Analysis of viral DNA from human remains suggests that the transatlantic slave trade may have introduced new pathogens that contributed to the devastating disease outbreaks in colonial Mexico.
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Africa, ancient viruses, b19v, genetics, genomics, hbv, human, infectious disease, microbiology, paleogenomics, paleovirology, virus, Americas, Communicable Diseases, Humans, Mexico
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