Biology of Plagues: Evidence from Historical Populations by Scott/Duncan
English | 12 Jan. 2008 | ISBN: 0521017769, 0521801508 | 436 Pages | PDF | 27 MB
The threat of unstoppable plagues, such as AIDS and Ebola, is always with us. In Europe, the most devastating plagues were those from the Black Death pandemic in the 1300s to the Great Plague of London in 1665. For the last 100 years, it has been accepted that Yersinia pestis, the infective agent of bubonic plague, was responsible for these epidemics.