The death toll from Madagascar's plague outbreak has reached 124, officials said on Tuesday, as they cautiously welcomed a slowdown in infections.
More deaths have been recorded in Madagascar from the plague outbreak which has hit the Island country over the past two months. The death toll has now risen to 30 according to officials on Wednesday.
The UN health agency the World Health Organisation has announced that it is intensifying efforts at containing the spread of plague in Madagascar.
The deadly plague in Madagascar has killed 19 people in the past two months with health officials recording 104 suspected cases.