Plague outbreak in Madagascar
IMO has released Circular Letter No.3780 of 9 October 2017 to provide guidance on the plague outbreak in Madagascar issued by the World Health Organization. According with the information provided by WHO, there is no justification at this stage for restrictions on travel or trade. Please consult WHO publication Handbook for management of public health events on board ships, that is a comprehensive text that draws on the scientific literature and lessons learned from recent disease outbreaks to provide substantive public health guidance.
for access to the meeting summaries of the FAL Committee.