Map of LNBA plague lineage (IMAGE) The Francis Crick Institute Caption Map showing the distribution of LNBA Yersinia pestis strains. New genomes sequenced in this study are in purple. Credit Pooja Swali et al. Nature Communications. Usage Restrictions Only use with appropriate credit and for stories relating to this paper. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.