Variola virus genome sequenced from an eighteenth-century museum specimen supports the recent origin of smallpox

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Authors: Giada Ferrari Judith Neukamm Helle T. Baalsrud Abagail M. Breidenstein Mark Ravinet Carina Phillips Frank Rühli Abigail Bouwman Verena J. Schuenemann 1Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, 0316, Oslo, Norway 2Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland 3Institute for Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, University of Tübingen, Sand 14, 72076 Tübingen, Germany 4School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK 5The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE, UK
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