1997 - Plague in Mozambique - Update
21 November 1997
Disease Outbreak Reported
The total number of plague cases which have occurred in Mutarara District, Tete Province has increased to 335 since June when the outbreak began. No deaths have been reported. Cases are limited to this area where plague reappeared in 1994 for the first time in than 15 years. The epidemic in 1994 lasted from the end of August to the end of October and caused 216 cases of bubonic plague of which three were fatal.