The epidemic remains active in 12 districts, and among the total cases reported, 61% are said to be the pneumonic plague, according to the UN office. This is faster-spreading and more transmittable than bubonic plague, noted Tarik …
DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado man diagnosed with pneumonic plague, a rare form of the disease that is also the most life-threatening, is the state’s first confirmed human case of the illness in a decade, officials said on Wednesday. The …
As Bubonic and Pneumonic plagues spread in Madagascar, UN health agency ramps up response 6 October 2017 – The United Nations health agency is rapidly scaling up its response to a plague outbreak in Madagascar that has …
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The form of the disease that's spreading, pneumonic plague, is the deadliest. This outbreak is on a larger scale and is spreading far more rapidly than plague normally does. The man who came down with first known case died on August …
Among the reported cases, almost 60 were the more common bubonic plague, including seven deaths. More than 70 — including 17 deaths — are suspected to be pneumonic plague, which is more severe. Ten cities were reporting …
Eight people have died in two days of pneumonic plague on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar which is hit by deadly outbreaks almost every year, a health ministry official said Wednesday. Pneumonic plague is rare and more …
At Congressman Kastenmeier’s request, Marc and I worked together on uncovering the bio-war preparations of the US military at Fort Detrick—anthrax, …
“We have have 13 regions which are affected now,” Dr. Charlotte Ndiaye, WHO Representative in Madagascar, told TIME. “The main problem is the contact tracing. Because is [pneumonic plague] is a human transmission, we need to have …
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In Ziketan 10,000 people remain under quarantine to contain the spread of bacteria. Nine other suspected cases are …
An unusually large plague outbreak in Madagascar has taken 94 lives ... More than 70 percent of the cases are pneumonic plague, a more virulent form that spreads through coughing, sneezing or spitting and is almost always …