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Deadly plague epidemic in Madagascar shares similarities to the Ebola outbreak that killed 11,000, reveals expert as he warns another spike in cases is imminent

The deadly plague epidemic in Madagascar which has killed 165 people appears to be similar to the Ebola outbreak, a concerned scientist has warned.  This plague could escalate in the same way as the haemorrhagic fever that decimated West Africa in 2014 and killed 11,000 people. Official figures show at least 2,034 people have been struck down by a more lethal form of the 'medieval disease' so far in the 'worst outbreak in 50 years'. Read more...

 

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