Plague Feared to Go GLOBAL as Death Toll Rises in ‘worst outbreak for 50 YEARS’

World Health Organization warns outbreak could reach Africa

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Cases have increased by 8% in just a week with nearly 2,000 people infected by the deadly airborne strain.

Some 143 people have now been killed by the “medieval disease” in Madagascar.

There are now warnings the plague could stretch across the sea and reach mainland Africa.

Such an outbreak would be catastrophic and there are fears the virus could go global.

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