Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Tag: Black Death

Barreiro and colleagues discovered that Black Death survivors in London and Denmark had genes that safeguarded them from the plague pathogen. However, Black Death altered human genome 700 years later.
Back in June 1348, people in England began reporting mysterious symptoms of some unknown illness. What started off as mild and vague: headaches, aches, and nausea was then followed by painful black lumps, growing in the armpits and groin....