Plague: Black Death could rip through Madagascar as families REFUSE to part with bodies
The epidemic has so far infected nearly 2,000 people and experts have warned the outbreak is the worst the country has seen in more than 50 years.
Plague, also known as the Black Death, is an annual occurrence on the island nation, but this year’s breakout is especially severe because it has spread into major towns and cities.
At least 143 people have been killed so far, and officials have been forced to go to extreme lengths in their fight to contain the spread.
Special measures being used to prevent infection include sending health workers equipped with anti-bacterial chemicals to treat... read more
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