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...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has confirmed a case of plague in a cat from Sheridan County. The cat’s home is in Big Horn and the animal is known to wander outdoors in the area. The illness...

About three weeks ago, health officials in Idaho reported a plague case in a Elmore County cat, which was treated and recovered. Yesterday, officials with the Central District Health Department say lab...

Officials with the Gerencia Regional de Salud Lambayeque have reported (computer translated) on a human plague death, the first such death in two decades in the region. A 42-year-old man died on July...

Laboratory tests indicate an Elmore County cat was infected with plague. The cat had recent contact with a rodent, which may have been a ground squirrel, or “whistle pig,” before becoming ill. The...

Idaho state health officials are reporting on the first confirmed human case of plague identified in the state since 1992. A child in southern Idaho’s Elmore County is currently recovering from the...

Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the U.S., with more than 640,000 cases reported during the 13 years from 2004 through 2016.  Nine new germs spread by mosquitoes and ticks...

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...

New Mexico health officials are reporting the first case of plague in the state this year in a dog from Santa Fe County. An environmental investigation will take place at the dog owner’s home to...