Plague in Madagascar:overview of the 2014-2015 epidemic season.


Plague is an ancient disease of humans and animals, caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis and transmitted by fleas. It continues to occur in many regions of the world: in the Far East, Central Asia, North Africa, subSaharan Africa, and North and South America. However, >90 % of cases of human plague are reported in Africa. Most cases result from flea… (More)



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