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Skeleton found at oldest hospital in Iceland

The skeleton of a person who suffered from Paget's disease has been unearthed at Skriduklaustur in Iceland. “We know now that a hospital was operated in the monastery from 1490 to 1550, which makes it the oldest hospital in Iceland,” Kristjánsdóttir said. “It wasn’t known that the monasteries were involved

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