Genetic Evidence of Typhoid and Plague Causing Pathogens Found in DNA of Ancient Civilisations

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Scientists had attributed the fall of several ancient civilizations including the Akkadian Empire, the Old Kingdom of Egypt, to factors like climate change and shifting allegiances. However, a new study proposes that this could be due to some extinct pathogens.

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