Via Midi Madagasikara Online: Plague rats ... everywhere! The Google translation:
The rainy season, coupled with poor sanitation and garbage everywhere, to the delight of rats. More than ever, we should be vigilant to reduce the risk of catching the plague. Already as diseases related to unhealthy do well havoc.
Without being a city of flowers, or being an island perfume capital Antananarivo is a fragrant ... doubtful. With mountains of garbage all over the city, the rats feel good at home, and certainly does not lack sustenance. For if we know that a female can give birth to 1,000 small rats, the rat population of the city of Antananarivo is also growing rapidly a high-speed train.
In any case, according to statistics, a rat who rode around for a place to cache a good forty. This means that these rodents can colonize a site in no time. And yet, in this rainy season, and with the room and unsanitary trash in every corner, the risks are high fever.
The Department of Public Health wants to be reassuring, but still remember to observe the actions to prevent the epidemic from spreading. Thus, it is forbidden to kill a rat. It is better to trap rodents and burn to kill fleas that can carry the disease.
Similarly, it is strongly advised to clear brush around the house and garden, and even in the neighborhood. Since animals have a great memory, it is advisable to change positions as often as possible, home furniture, as this will slow rats.
Finally, it must be absolutely clean the house, do not leave food around, because rats could nibbling gently and increase the risk of plague.