Scientists Just Found The Oldest Evidence of Plague, in The Bones of a Neolithic Woman – ScienceAlert

Scientists Just Found The Oldest Evidence of Plague, in The Bones of a Neolithic Woman – ScienceAlert

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A new discovery has pushed the timeline of the plague in Europe back even earlier than we had previously thought. A new strain of the Yersinia pestis bacterium has been identified in 4,900-year-old bones in a Neolithic burial site in Sweden.

Author: Michelle Starr

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