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...

An 81-year-old woman died on February 26 in the municipality of Apolo, north of La Paz, due to a plague of bubonic plague and thus confirms the first case of this type of disease in 2018, according to...

WHO continues to support the Ministry of Public Health and other national authorities in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. From 6 to 17 November 2017, 216 cases of plague (1...

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...

Today we learned that the Madagascar plague outbreak is spreading rapidly throughout the country with UN health officials now reporting some 1300 cases and more than 100 deaths since August. Last time...

The large plague outbreak in Madagascar just keeps getting bigger as international health organization remain very concerned. According to the latest numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO),...

Plague has a long and storied history throughout the centuries, rivaled by only smallpox. In this podcast, I look briefly at the three major plague pandemics-The Justinian Plague, the Black Death and...

The plague outbreak has caught the attention of the world due to it’s large numbers, early appearance, number of pulmonary cases and location. Between 1 August and 13 October 2017, a total of 711...

The Madagascar Health Ministry (computer translated) reported over the weekend new plague counts for the country and it show the number of cases have risen to 343, including 42 deaths as of Oct. 7. In...

In a follow-up on the plague outbreak in Madagascar, a total of 73 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) of pneumonic plague, including 17 deaths (case fatality rate 23.3%) have been reported from...