The CPS will help Madagascar in combating the plague

© RIA Novosti / Anton Denisovets Madagascar. Archival photoThe CPS will help Madagascar in combating the plague© RIA Novosti / Anton Denisov

The CPS hopes to launch a programme to combat plague in Madagascar in early 2019, said Tuesday the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

«Madagascar and its natural plague… we have a program. I hope that early next year we start», — said Popov at the meeting of the Federation Council Committee on social policy.

Plague — an acute natural focal infectious disease of the group of quarantine infections, occurring with extremely severe General condition, fever, defeat lymph nodes, lungs and other internal organs, often with the development of sepsis. The disease is characterized by high mortality and extremely high contagious.