Although outbreaks of the plague occurs nearly every year in Madagascar, the current outbreak is spreading and causing worry.

We look at what are the chance of it spreading to South Africa with Professor John Frean.

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The Science Inside is presented by Elna Sch├╝tz and DJ Keyez. Our production team is Gabriel Chemhuru with technical production by Kutlwano Serame. Original concept by Paul McNally.

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Release date:15 November 2017