South African Travellers Warned of Madagascar Plague Outbreak

South Africans travelling in Madagascar have been cautioned to avoid highly populated areas and to wear surgical masks while in transit. This comes after the World Health Organisation confirmed 48 deaths among 449 cases of pneumonic plague in the island nation.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar (file photo).


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