Bacteria Found In Skeletons Confirms Source Of London's Great Plague
For the first time, scientists have found evidence of the bacteria from London's Great Plague.By Melissa Prax | September 8, 2016
We've finally gotten confirmation of what caused as many as 100,000 people to die in London centuries ago.
Thanks to DNA testing, for the first time, scientists have found evidence of the bacteria from London's Great Plague.
Museum of London Archaeology researchers working at a mass burial site found the bacteria Yersinia pestis in the teeth of five out of the 20 skeletons sampled.