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Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity
A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.
Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity
Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity

A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.

A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.

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Black Death Likely Originated in Central Asia
Andy Carstens | Jun 15, 2022 | 5 min read
Genetic testing of people who died in Kyrgyzstan eight years before plague reached Europe reveals an ancient strain of the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Ancient Secrets of the Plague
The Scientist Speaks - Ancient Secrets of the Plague
Niki Spahich, PhD | Nov 10, 2021 | 1 min read
Simon Rasmussen discusses his research tracking the origins of the plague by analyzing ancient DNA.
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Bubonic Plague Cases Are No Cause for Panic
Chris Baraniuk | Jul 17, 2020 | 3 min read
Reports of the infection—including one death this month—recently shook up social media. But, unlike COVID-19, plague is a disease that countries have more or less got under control.
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