Disease Epidemic Possibly Caused Population Collapse In Central Africa 1600-1400 Years Ago

Eurasia Review


A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that Bantu-speaking communities in the Congo rainforest underwent a major population collapse from 1600 to 1400 years ago, probably due to a prolonged disease epidemic, and that significant resettlement did not restart until around 1000 years ago.

These findings...

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