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Bubonic plague or 'black death' experiences a strong boost from the month of October, with the start of the first heat of the southern summer and humidity that will be highlighting over heavy rainfall of the season.




Bubonic plague or 'black death' experiences a strong boost from the month of October, with the start of the first heat of the southern summer and humidity that will be highlighting over heavy rainfall of the season.
Mauritius: health control measures strengthened at the borders in the wake of the bubonic plague in Madagascar

The Mauritian authorities have decided to strengthen health controls at Plaisance airport and port-level to avoid any introduction of the bacillus of plague from Madagascar on the island.
 
All vessels landing should submit prior to the port authorities a certificate of sanitary control which ensures the absence of rodents on board.
 
In the presence of rats, a rodent control operation will be immediately conducted by a specialized unit.

The latter also has the mission to install traps rats and other rat poison inside the port.
 
 And passengers from the airport and the port will be closely monitored upon their arrival on the Mauritian ground by another specialized unit of border control which will ensure a first health as expertise relates the newspaper Le Matinal.
 
As a reminder, 256 cases of bubonic plague and 60 deaths have been identified the year last in the Madagascar.
 
Bubonic plague or 'black death' experiences a strong boost from the month of October, with the start of the first heat of the southern summer and humidity that will be highlighting over heavy rainfall of the season.



Fabrice François


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