In an update on the human plague situation in Madagascar this season, since early August, 124 cases of plague have been recorded with 91 bubonic form (73.4 %), 31 pulmonary form (25%), 1 septicemia case...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel advisory for Madagascar due to a large measles outbreak on the island country. Since the first measles cases were reported in the...

Madagascar health officials have reported 46 human plague cases since Aug. 1. Of this total, 14 have died. Bubonic plague accounts for 36 of the total cases, including five fatalities. The remaining...

Since the first measles cases were reported in the urban health district of Antananarivo Renivohitra (in the heart of the capital city, Antanarivo), health officials have seen 3,239 laboratory confirmed...

In an update on the plague situation in Madagascar, an additional case was reported in the district of Tsiroanomandidy in central-western part of the country. This brings the total plague cases to...

In a follow-up on the plague cases reported in Madagascar, as of 27 September 2018, a total of 25 cumulative cases including five community deaths (case fatality ratio 20%) have been reported. Six of...

Madagascar health officials reported in an update Wednesday that the plague case count has now risen to 22 cases in 10 districts from August 1 to September 24, 2018. To date, five deaths have been reported. The...

In an update on the plague situation in Madagascar, the Ministry of Health is now reporting plague has affected eight districts in the country–Central Highlands, Ambalavao, Ambatofinandrahana, Ambositra,...

The Madagascar Ministry of Health reported (computer translated) yesterday of nine suspect cases of human plague, including two deaths in four regions since August 1. The deaths include a pneumonic plague...

Plague is endemic in Madagascar, with hundreds of cases reported annually. Plague season typically lasts from Sept to April each year and the 2017-2018 season was quite remarkable. By the end of April...