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Ancient case of disease spillover discovered in Neanderthal man who got sick butchering raw meat

Scientists studying ancient disease have uncovered one of the earliest examples of spillover -- when a disease jumps from an animal to a human -- and it happened to a Neanderthal man who likely got sick butchering or cooking raw meat. [Source]

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