Genomic Analysis Finds Different Plague Strains Were Behind Plague of Justinian, Black Death | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – The Yersinia pestis strains that caused the Plague of Justinian and the later Black Death stemmed from separate introductions of the bacteria from rodents into humans, according to a genomic analysis of Y. pestis.

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