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Interview with Matt Bonds (PLoS Research News)

01 / 05 / 2018

Preventing Plague: Strengthening health systems in Madagascar

Author Interview January 4, 2018 by Tessa Gregory

The peak epidemic season for plague in Madagascar is fast approaching, but its severity could be significantly reduced with improvements to the country’s public health system, according to a new Viewpoint published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

I interviewed lead author Matthew Bonds from Harvard Medical School and the nongovernmental health care organization PIVOT about the challenges and potential solutions for curbing plague outbreaks in Madagascar. Find our discussion below.