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1% Of Population's Cells Are Immune To Deadly Infections Like HIV

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Don't use this as an excuse to avoid using condoms, but scientists have found 1% of the population is naturally resistant to HIV and other deadly diseases like malaria, leprosy and hepatitis.

How's that for a genetic mutation? Professor X would be so proud! Ha!

The discovery came after researchers studying anthrax susceptibility found it is actually an inherited genetic trait.

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