Diogenes: Bubonic. Pneumonic. Let's call the whole thing *cough*.
Sybarite: [pragmaticobotsunite.com image 400x247]
Altman: FTA:". But the DNA extracted from the 14th-century skeletons' teeth wasn't any more virulent than a strain "It's called micro-evolution, fellas. The Black Death swept the entire world, and so we can call it a 'selection event'. Those who were not at least somewhat resistant to it died. Therefore, every one of us alive today is partially resistant to that strain, which is why its not terribly virulent anymore.
Violet Avarie: [cdn.wikimg.net image 250x348]None more black?
Delta1212: Swords used to kill people by the thousands every year, but some of those very same swords killed less than five people in London this year. Why were swords so much deadlier in the past? Perhaps they used an entirely different kind of sword.
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