The Virus Buried in a 100-Year-Old Lung
Scientists have managed to sequence the genome of a measles virus that infected a 2-year-old girl who died in 1912.
Scientists have sequenced the measles virus from a lung specimen of a 2-year-old girl who died in 1912 🔬 It is by far the oldest measles genome ever assembled 🦠
The lung from a girl who died in Berlin in 1912 helps trace the origin of measles back 2,400 years, reports
The #Virus Buried in a 100-Year-Old Lung