Australia  Video

“Australia's speediest news portal”
One News Page
> >

Seychelles reports plague case linked to Madagascar outbreak Thursday, 12 October 2017
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in Seychelles say a man was diagnosed with pneumonic plague after returning from Madagascar, where a plague outbreak has killed dozens of people. The Seychelles News Agency reported Wednesday that the patient arrived on the main island of Mahe on an Air Seychelles flight on Oct. 6. The airline has since suspended its Madagascar flights. The agency says Seychelles health officials are monitoring 258 people, including passengers and crew from the flight carrying the man who fell ill, as well as his family members and patients at a health center where he went. Those who died in Madagascar include a basketball coach from Seychelles who was participating in a tournament in the capital, Antananarivo.
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by
Source: Wochit News - < > Embed
News video: Madagascar Ravaged By Pneumonic Plague Outbreak

▶ Madagascar Ravaged By Pneumonic Plague Outbreak 01:03

According to the World Health Organization, a plague outbreak has infected hundreds of people in Madagascar, and could spread further. The outbreak of Pneumonic plague is occurring on a larger scale, and spreading far more rapidly than normal. The first patient to come down with the case died on...

You Might Like

Tweets about this

Other recent news in Health

More evidence ESSENTIAL OILS 'make male breasts develop'Trump to unveil opioid plan that includes DEATH PENALTY for drug dealers: White House
Women in Poland protest plans to tighten anti-ABORTION lawCANNABIS: gone to pot

Recent related videos

News video: Watch: Indo-Seychelles joint Army exercise

▶ Watch: Indo-Seychelles joint Army exercise 01:02

Seychelles, Feb 24 (ANI): A demonstration on Search and Destroy Operations (SADO) by the Indian Army Contingent at Seychelles was held at Defence Academy in Mahe Island. The demonstration was a part of..
Source: News unlimited -

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+