Oldest strain of plague found in 5,000-year-old human remains

Oldest strain of plague found in 5,000-year-old human remains
Scientists have unearthed an ancient strain of plague that may have had a hand in wiping out some of our early ancestors. A young woman who died 5,000 years ago was struck down by a previously unknown form of the disease, which has killed around 500 million people across its 12,000-year history. The plague likely...