Evidence Syphilis Did Not Arrive In Europe With Columbus Expedition

June 16, 2020 - General
Multiple burial in Vilnius, Lithuania containing an individual infected with both plague and yaws. Source: Courtesy of Robertas Zukovskis and Scientific Reports.

Mass burials are common remnants of the many plague outbreaks that ravaged medieval Europe. A number of these graveyards are well documented in historical sources, but the locations of most, and the victims they contain, have been lost to the pages of time. 

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