Time for Thorns

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Columbus off the hook…

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The skeleton of  a child  who died 170 years before Columbus came to America shows signs of syphilis,  so the disease likely existed in the Old World.   This will disappoint those who liked the theory that the voyager brought the affliction back from the New World.

 

 

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Written by timeforthorns

November 24, 2015 at 10:07 am

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