Bubonic Plague Traced to Ancient Egypt


  • Aug 26 2010 4:02 AM

    John Garrett


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In this National Geographic News article, read about the bubonic plague. Egyptian tomb builders may have been early victims of the lethal, flea-borne pathogen that later claimed millions of lives in medieval Europe and became known as the Black Death. Links to related stories and Web sites are also found on this page.

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