Salmonella Killed Aztecs in 16th Century Oaxaca, Mexico A possible cause of the 1545-1550 Aztec epidemic has been identified in the mass graves from the town of Teposcolula-Yucundaa

The first contact between the Aztecs of Mesoamerica and Spanish Conquistadors is well documented as bloody and disastrous for the Aztecs. However, it was the period of time just after first contact that was much deadlier for the native people, READ MORE