NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Madagascar Tribune reports (computer translated): The plague strikes very close to the capital. Approximately 75 km from Antananarivo in Ambohimiadana, Antsaharatsy, Ampanotokana...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On 29 August 2021, the Public Health, Epidemiological Surveillance and Response Department of the Ministry of Health, Madagascar received an alert from Arivonimamo...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report two weeks ago, on August 29, in the Itasy region, Arivonimamo health district, an alert was received by the health authorities regarding...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) says on August 29, in the Itasy region, in the Arivonimamo health district, an alert was received...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Seven people, including a child, died from this pneumonic plague between August 25 and 30, according to a Russian media report citing the local Ministry of Health. Three...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The head of the provincial health division in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported 15 cases of bubonic plague, including 11 deaths from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Ecohealth Alliance are reporting a plague cluster in the Ituri endemic focus of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The notification was published...

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...

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...

The number of new plague cases in Madagascar has steadily declined since mid-October. From 6 to 15 November 2017, 149 probable (12) and suspect (137) pneumonic cases, 18 bubonic cases and 8 unspecified...