Dailymail.co.uk: "Officials in Madagascar have warned residents not to exhume bodies of dead loved ones and dance with them because the bizarre ritual can cause outbreaks of plague"

Plague fears grow as Malawi becomes tenth African nation put on alert for the spread of the killer disease. At least 143 people have died of the plague following an outbreak in Madagascar. Another 2,000 people have been infected since the spread in August this year. Officials in Madagascar have warned residents not to exhume bodies of dead loved ones and dance with them because the bizarre ritual can cause outbreaks of plague. Health officials are unsure how this year's outbreak began.