Madagascar said Monday it was trying to contain an outbreak of plague -- similar to the Black Death that swept medieval Europe -- that has killed 47 people and is spreading to the capital Antananarivo.
Bubonic Plague: Still Here, Still Killing People
"The plague" has been taking lives in the most gruesome of ways for thousands of years. And guess what: It's still here.
The health ministry said there had been 138 suspected cases since the beginning of the year and warned that the death toll was likely to rise in coming months.
Two people have been infected in Antananarivo, one of them dying, and health workers have mounted a pest control campaign through slum areas around the city, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
ITS ALL OVER
Also Ebola Chan is old and busted, what will we call Plauge-chan?
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