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The Black Death: what caused the black death and could it strike again

27 mins | May 28, 2017

The world’s deadliest disease – the Black Death – killed a third of all humans on Earth. Wendy Orent writing in Aeon Magazine, provides an in-depth examination into the source of its lethal, brutal efficiency. If we thoroughly understand the factors that led to the Black Death, we may be able to prevent those factors from re-occuring, she says.

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From Aeon magazine