There is a really interesting history regarding smallpox, bubonic plague, and HIV. Some people are resistant to HIV, and these individuals are more...
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There is a really interesting history regarding smallpox, bubonic plague, and

HIV. 

Some people are resistant to HIV, and these individuals are more often Caucasian than of 

any other ethnicity. It may be because Caucasians were killed more than any other 

ethnicity by smallpox and the bubonic plague. What is this evolutionary connection?  

What is evidence for this connection? Which disease do you think contributed to HIV 

resistance in Caucasian populations today?

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The evolutionary connection between the diseases has been established through the CCR32... View the full answer

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