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Spread o the Black Daith in Europe (1346–1353)

The Black Daith wis ane o the maist devastating pandemics in human history, resultin in the daiths o an estimatit 75 tae 200 million fowk in Eurasie an peakin in Europe in the years 1346–1353.[1][2][3] Awtho thare war several competin theories as tae the etiology o the Black Daith, analyses o DNA frae victims in northren an soothren Europe published in 2010 an 2011 indicates that the pathogen responsible wis the Yersinia pestis bacterium, probably causin several forms o plague.[4][5]

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