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It’s Official: WHO Reports Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

Outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people, a UN spokesman said on Monday, making it official and seeking world attention to contain it now. “Cases have been reported in 16 districts of seven regions, including in the capital, Antananarivo,” Stephane Dujarric, WHO spokesman said in New York UN heaquarters during a daily news briefing. “WHO says there is ...

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40 Killed in Plague Outbreak in Madagascar as Ebola Taunts the Other Side of Africa

At least 40 people were killed in an outbreak of plague in Madagascar island as the Ebola is taunting the other side of Africa. The disease may spread rapidly as fleas on the island have been found with high levels of resistance to a leading insecticide, BBC reported citing a World Health Organisation (WHO) warning. Humans usually develop the bubonic ...

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