Study: “Black Death” could return

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March 17, 2013
World Science    
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"The re­cur­ring plagues known as the 'Black Death,' which dec­i­mat­ed me­di­e­val peo­ples, could re­turn in mod­ern times as an­ti­bi­ot­ic-re­sist­ant forms of of the vi­rus have emerged, a study warns. These tougher strains are raising 'se­rious con­cerns,' ac­cord­ing to the stu­dy, pub­lished in the March is­sue of the jour­nal In­fec­tion, Ge­net­ics and Ev­o­lu­tion." (03/16/03)  

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