Study Suggests Malaria Parasites Accompanied Humans Out-of-Africa | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A genetic study appearing in the early, online edition of Current Biology yesterday suggests malaria parasites were infecting modern humans prior to their migration out of Africa some 60,000 to 80,000 years ago.

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