Black Death Plague: 'Worst outbreak in 50 years' is STILL spreading – 143 deaths confirmed

Black Death Plague: 'Worst outbreak in 50 years' is STILL spreading – 143 deaths confirmed
 

The medieval airborne disease is still spreading and has prompted more fears in neighbouring countries that they could be hit with outbreaks.
Since August 1 there have been 1,947 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague in Madagascar and 143 people have died after contracting the disease.
Of the 1,947 cases, 1,437 were classified as pneumonic plague, 295 were bubonic plague, one was septicemic, and 211 were not yet classified. Further classification of cases is in process.
Officials say the number of reported pneumonic cases in Madagascar is slowly declining - although more cases... read more

 
8 November 2017 in World News, Views: 33
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