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Ancient Russian Black Death Victims Reveal Plague Spread 1,000 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 14 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two skeletons buried in a 3,800 year old shared grave show signs of the bubonic plague that spread throughout Europe in the 14th century, killing up to 200 million people.



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Freya H (357)
Friday June 8, 2018, 3:25 pm
What's really scary is it could turn up in this day and age. Are we prepared?
 

Peggy B (43)
Friday June 8, 2018, 5:44 pm
It's treatable now, but if there was an epidemic there probably wouldn't be enough antibiotics made up and hospital room as it is quite contagious.
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday June 8, 2018, 6:19 pm
Interesting. Glad it is preventable today. Thanks Marty
 

Animae C (514)
Friday June 8, 2018, 6:20 pm
Not to mention antibiotic resistance Peggy!
200 million deaths that would've been catastrophic in the 14th century!!

TY Marty
 

S J (130)
Saturday June 9, 2018, 3:31 am
I'm scared for the poor, meows meow Marty
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday June 9, 2018, 6:37 pm
Thanks
 

Angela J (61)
Saturday June 9, 2018, 9:57 pm
Thanks
 

Catherine G (1)
Saturday June 9, 2018, 10:08 pm
Nature will always fight back
 

KS Goh (0)
Sunday June 10, 2018, 12:55 am
Thanks for the article
 

Michael Friedmann (183)
Tuesday June 12, 2018, 11:28 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2018, 7:31 pm
Thanks
 

Danuta Watola (1250)
Friday June 15, 2018, 10:51 am
noted
 
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