What Cannibalism Can Tell Us About Coronavirus

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In 1890, a tribe living in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea were starting to see their people violently shake, suffer, and die from a new, unknown disease.

One of the anthropologists who discovered the correlation between cannibalism and the epidemic is now living and teaching in the Covid-19 hot zone of New York City and is presenting a series of talks comparing that…