Aid group says Madagascar plague outbreak yet to reach peak

FILE — In this file photo taken Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017, a girl wears a face mask inside a hospital in the capital Antananarivo, Madagascar. Action Against Hunger said Monday. Oct. 23, 2017 that 102 plague deaths have been reported since the outbreak began in August and that most of the nearly 1,300 reported cases of plague are of the pneumonic kind, a more virulent form that spreads through coughing, sneezing or spitting and is almost always fatal if untreated. (AP Photo/Alexander Joe, File)

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