Plague outbreak situation reports


The outbreak of plague in Madagascar continues, with an overall reduction in the case fatality rate. On 12 October 2017, 61 new cases and no deaths were reported from six districts. Between 1 August and 12 October 2017, a total of 684 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) including 57 deaths (case fatality rate 8.3%) have been reported from 35 out of 114 districts in the country.