Tag: plague

Yersinia pestis and Plague: Some Knowns and Unknowns

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal.   Since its first identification in 1894 during the third pandemic in Hong Kong, there has been significant progress in understanding the lifestyle of Yersinia pestis, the pathogen that is responsible for plague. Although we now have some understanding of the pathogen’s physiology, genetics, genomics, evolution, gene regulation, pathogenesis […]