NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to a email to ProMED Mail on July 31, officials with the Plague Surveillance and Control Center (CSLP), Bunia, DRC report 537 suspected plague cases in the health zone of...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the bubonic plague case reported from Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports: The case...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A bubonic plague case has been reported in Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, according to state media. The case prompted a level IV emergency response on plague...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A prairie dog in the Hesperus/Breen area tested positive for Yersinia pestis, which is the bacteria that causes plague on Friday, July 15. Fleas from the prairie dog colony have been...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On 04 April 2022, the Provincial Health Division (DPS) of the province of Ituri declared a resurgence of the Bubonic Plague epidemic in the health zone of Rethy, in the territory...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a pneumonic plague case reported in Wyoming last September 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Notes from the field in Friday’s...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A first case of pneumonic plague was recorded Thursday, June 2, in the health zone of Rethy, in the territory of Djugu (Ituri), according to a Radio Okapi report. He is a man in his...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has spread out to a new Health Zone with a new confirmed case reported on May 19 in Mama...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), through April 17 this year, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported 56 cases of bubonic plague, including two deaths. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to a letter to ProMED mail Friday, 16 suspect bubonic plague cases, including 2 deaths (CFR = 12.5%) were reported from March 27 to 31 in Rethy Health Zone (RHZ), Ituri...