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Author Topic: Is modern Plague genetically different from the Black Death?  (Read 1814 times)

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Researchers have for the first time mapped the genome of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that caused the Black Death - the plague between 1347 and 1351 that killed up to 30 million people - 50% of the population of Europe at the time.

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