World Health Organization says it is rapidly scaling up its response to an outbreak of plague in Madagascar

The World Health Organization says it is rapidly scaling up its response to an outbreak of plague in Madagascar that has spread to the capital, Antananarivo and port towns. The disease has so far infected more than one-hundred people and claimed the lives of several people in just a few weeks. Plague is endemic in the island country, where around four-hundred cases of mostly bubonic plague are reported annually. For more on this, Amanda Matshaka spoke to WHO's Christian Lindmeier..
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