500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs


Within five years, 15 million people 80% of the population were wiped out in an epidemic named cocoliztli, meaning pestilence

500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people 80% of the population were wiped out in an epidemic named cocoliztli, meaning pestilence

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/16/mexico-500-years-later-scientists-discover-what-killed-the-aztecs