Government bans public gatherings in country’s capital as World Health Organization sounds alarm over sharp increase in infections of deadly disease

A deadly outbreak of the plague has claimed more than 20 lives in Madagascar and is swiftly spreading in cities across the country, the World Health Organization has warned.

Public gatherings have now been banned in Madagascar’s capital, while critical medical supplies, including antibiotics and personal protective equipment, have been supplied by the WHO. At least 114 people have been infected since the outbreak was identified in late August.

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