Hitchhiking virus confirms human migration

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A study of the full genetic code of a common human virus offers a dramatic confirmation of the \”out-of-Africa\” pattern of human migration, which had previously been documented by anthropologists and studies of the human genome.

“The viral strains sort exactly as you would predict based on sequencing of human genomes. We found that all of the African isolates cluster together, all the virus from the Far East, Korea, Japan, China clustered together, all the viruses in Europe and America, with one exception, clustered

via RDFRS: Hitchhiking virus confirms saga of ancient human migration.

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