Medieval Black Death Origin Traced to Central Asia

Studying ancient plague genomes, a multidisciplinary team of researchers have finally traced the Black Death origin location to this part of the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan. Source: © Lyazzat Musralina / MPG

The Black Death or Black Plague killed somewhere between 75 and 200 million people in just seven years, from 1346 to 1353.

Source: Ancient Origins

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