[plague in zaire].two endemic foci of plague have been discovered in zaïre, the first in the ituri in 1928, the other in north-kivu in 1938. they are situated in the region of the great east-african rift and are adjacent to the ugandan focus, identified in 1877. a strict surveillance of these endemic foci makes it possible to state that, between 1928 and 1959, 632 cases of plague have been diagnosed in the ituri, or 20 a year, and 190 in the n-kivu, or 8 a year. since then several flare ups have been notified. th ...19947801703
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