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Dysentery Clues Found in WWI Soldier

A World War One British soldier – long after his death – may provide clues to finding new treatments and a possible vaccine for dysentery. The disease continues to be a major problem in developing countries due to unsanitary conditions and conflict. The Lancet medical journal has published a special World War One edition to mark the 100th anniversary of -- what was once called -- the “war to end all wars.” It reports on research being done to reconstruct the complex genome of the...

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