Scientists find relatives of the Bubonic Plague still lurking the earth

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Death around the bacterial corner.

Turns out the Black Death really was the granddaddy of them all. Scientists have mapped the genome of the bacteria that caused the bubonic plague and traced it to all modern incarnations of the disease.

Scientists recently pinpointed Yersinia pestis as the bacteria that killed 50 million people in the 14th century…

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