In a news release Monday, The Director-General of WHO, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus outlined his vision for a Madagascar free of plague epidemics during a three-day visit to the island nation that...

The current and unprecedented outbreak of plague in Madagascar, which started on Aug 1, has been contained, according to the Ministry of Health of Madagascar last Monday. However, because plague is endemic...

Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying below 0.1...

While there has been no new cases of confirmed bubonic plague cases after Nov. 8 and no new cases of confirmed pneumonic have been notified since Nov. 14, the World Health Organization today released...

According to UN and Madagascar health officials, from 7 to 10 November 2017, 86 confirmed, probable and suspect cases of plague (73 pneumonic and 9 bubonic) were reported. While the number of new cases...

  WHO continues to support the Ministry of Public Health and other national authorities in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. Since mid-October 2017, there has been a decline...

In an update on the plague outbreak in Madagascar, UN officials now put the ever changing case tally in the epidemic that began on August 1 at 1,947 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague through...

In a follow-up on the plague epidemic in Madagascar, the National Office for Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) has reported the following information as of Oct. 31: The epidemic remains active in...

The good news about the 2017 Madagascar plague outbreak is that experts at the UN and in the country say the outbreak is decreasing. However, “plague season” on the island nation will continue...

While plague cases continue to be reported in Madagascar, health officials say the situation is improving as evidenced by 16 previously affected districts reported no new confirmed or probable cases of...