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The Black Death devastated parts of Europe — but spared others

The Bagno Kusowo peatland is one of best-preserved Baltic raised bogs in Northern Poland.

Ancient pollen collected from this peat bog in northern Poland hints that the Black Death did not ravage the local population. Credit: Mariusz Lamentowicz

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Nature 602, 550 (2022)



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