Published in Blood Weekly, September 15th, 1997
Tests also suggest that the antibiotic resistance might easily spread to other strains of the bacterium, which once swept through Europe and parts of Asia in the 14th century killing, as much as three-quarters of the population in fewer than 20 years.
The strain, identified as Yersinia pestis 17/95, was found in a 16-year-old boy living in the Ambalavao district of...
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