WTF Fun Fact – Seals & TB

Recent research has found that seals brought Tuberculosis to North & South America and not European explorers. WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/08/seals-infected-early-americans-tuberculosis

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4 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Seals & TB”

  1. Poor wording. It sounds like the seals failed to bring European explorers to the Americas.

    Better:

    Recent research has found that seals, and not European explorers, brought Tuberculosis to North & South America.

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