Tsaratateraka Village, Ikongo District, Madagascar, 2002

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Title

Tsaratateraka Village, Ikongo District, Madagascar, 2002

Description

In July 2002, Madagascar health authorities were alerted to a substantial number of deaths in the village of Sahafata in the rural highlands of the former Fianarantsoa Province. Sahafata, which had a population of 2,160, had experienced 27 deaths attributed to acute respiratory illness. Remote villages, such as Tsaratateraka village pictured here, were greatly affected by the outbreak.

Source

CDC Influenza Division, Photograph by Dr. Tim Uyeki

Citation

“Tsaratateraka Village, Ikongo District, Madagascar, 2002,” CDC Museum Digital Exhibits, accessed December 7, 2022, http://cdcmuseum.teachingatlanta.org/items/show/963.