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Rats may be exonerated as black plague culprit

The humble rat has a bad rap, most notably for (allegedly) spreading the black plague. But scientists now say they may not have been responsible at all.

Rats may be exonerated as black plague culprit

The humble rat has a bad rap, most notably for (allegedly) spreading the black plague. But scientists now say they may not have been responsible at all.