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Plague Outbreak in Madagascar Could Spread

The World Health Organization warned an outbreak of plague in Madagascar could spread rapidly throughout the country. Madagascar's health ministry reported Tuesday that the disease has killed 47 people and said the number of suspected cases is up to 138. Reports of an outbreak of plague in Madagascar conjure up chilling images of the Black Death, which killed 25 million people in Medieval Europe. The country is far from this apocalyptic scenario. But, the WHO said it is...

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