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Phylogeography of the second plague pandemic revealed through analysis of historical Yersinia pestis genomes

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Phylogeography of the second plague pandemic revealed through analysis of historical Yersinia pestis genomes
The second plague pandemic, caused by Yersinia pestis, started in the 14th century and recurred in Europe until the 18th century. Here, the authors reconstruct ancient Y. pestis genomes from human remains spanning this period, shedding light into the phylogeography and population structure of the European strains.
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