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This article has been updated to clarify a quote regarding the potential utility of the Y. pestis phylogenetic tree.

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A genetic study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics has uncovered new details about the evolution and spread of the bacterial species behind Black Death and other plague outbreaks.

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