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Article on leprosy in pre-Norman Suffolk attracting attention

13 February 2018

A recent Journal of Medical Microbiology article on leprosy in pre-Norman Suffolk has the second highest altmetric score across the Microbiology Society’s journal portfolio. The article was picked up by multiple news outlets, discussing how squirrels traded by Vikings may have brought leprosy to pre-medieval England.

The article is now free to read so take a look and find out for yourself:

'Leprosy in pre-Norman Suffolk, UK: biomolecular and geochemical analysis of the woman from Hoxne' by Sarah Inskip, G. Michael Taylor, Sue Anderson and Graham Stewart, doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000606

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