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Old May 21 2013, 12:25 PM   #31
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Re: An infected apocalypse. Possible? If so, what to do ?

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I wonder what the minimum population size needs to be in order for humanity to repopulate itself. Meaning, sufficient genetic diversity. Could it be as little as a thousand?
According to the link I posted, Polynesia was colonised by just 70 people. I guess it may come down to what kind of genetic ticking time bombs were evident in the group's DNA though.
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