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How deadly malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans

Western lowland gorilla Lou Lou and her daughter are seen at the zoo in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on October 14, 2019. AFP / Douglas Magno LONDON: Scientists who resurrected a 50,000-year-old gene sequence have analysed it to figure out how the world's deadliest malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans - giving insight into the...