NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international research team led by investigators in Denmark, France, and Sweden has found genetic evidence that the plague pathogen, Yersinia pestis, caused problems for European populations as far back as the Neolithic Period. 

"Our results are consistent with the existence of a prehistoric plague pandemic that likely contributed to the decay of Neolithic populations in Europe," the authors wrote in a study published online today in Cell.

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