ΕΠΙΔΗΜΙΑ ΠΑΝΩΛΟΥΣ ΣΤΗ ΜΑΔΑΓΑΣΚΑΡΗ

Xenopsyllachepsis

ΕΠΙΔΗΜΙΑ ΠΑΝΩΛΟΥΣ ΣΤΗ ΜΑΔΑΓΑΣΚΑΡΗ

Since August 2017, Madagascar is experiencing a large outbreak of plague affecting major cities and other non-endemic areas.

From 1 August through 30 October 2017, a total of 1801 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague, including 127 deaths, have been reported by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar to WHO. Of these, 1111 (62%) were clinically classified as pneumonic plague, including 257 (23%) confirmed, 374 (34%) probable and 480 (43%) suspected cases. In addition to the pneumonic cases, 261 (15%) cases of bubonic plague, one case of septicaemic plague and 428 cases (24%) where the type has not yet been specified, have been reported (Figure 1). As of 30 October, 51 of 114 districts of Madagascar have been affected (Figure 2 and 3). Since the beginning of the outbreak, 71 healthcare workers have had illness compatible with plague, none of whom have died.

ΠΕΡΙΣΣΟΤΕΡΕΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΕΣ:

http://www.who.int/csr/don/02-november-2017-plague-madagascar/en/

Πηγή της εικόνας
By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/plague/cheob6x4.htm,