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By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Plague deaths in Madagascar up to 42 since September: UN

The number of plague cases and deaths are up to 84 and 42, respectively, in four of the country’s 112 districts since September according to the Madagascar Health Ministry. Madagascar map Image/Addicted04 More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Madagascar plague update: ‘pneumonic plague’ also reported

In a follow-up to Tuesdays report about the bubonic plague outbreak in northern Madagascar, health officials on the island country have told the BBC that at least two of the cases are the more serious pneumonic More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Madagascar reports outbreak of bubonic plague in the town of Mandritsara

An outbreak of bubonic plague is being reported from the city of Mandritsara in northern Madagascar, according to a BBC report today. Testing carried out by the Pasteur Institute of Madagascar on the 20 or so More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 10th, 2013
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Madagascar prison and ICRC work to battle plague by eliminating rats

Of all the countries on the planet, only the Congo recorded more cases of human plague than Madagascar during the last decade. Capturing ratsImage/Video Screen Shot The decade before, the island country was the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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Congo, Madagascar top countries reporting most plague 2000-2009, US reports 57 cases

Of the 21,725 cases of human plague reported globally during the first decade of the 21st century, 97 percent of the cases were reported from the African continent, according to a newly published report in The More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Plague outbreak kills six in Madagascar

An outbreak of the dangerous bacterial disease on the Big Island marks the beginning of plague season on the island nation in the Indian Ocean. Madagascar map Image/Addicted04 via Wikimedia commons The epidemiology More...


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