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Credit: Raffaele Gaeta

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‘Fiery Serpent' Parasitic Infection's Earliest Depiction Is This Medieval Painting

A study to be published by the Journal of Infection has found that dracunculiasis clearly appears for the first time in a 15th-century altarpiece on display at the Pinacoteca di Brera.

March 24, 2017
10:33 AM EDT
Credit: Raffaele Gaeta

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