16 Oct 2017 Madagascar
As of 12 October 2017, a total of 684 cases, including 57 deaths, have been reported from 35 out of 114 districts. Of these, 474 cases were clinically classified as pneumonic plague.
10 Oct 2017 Madagascar
Since 4 October 2017, a total of 230 new suspected cases including 17 deaths were reported. Between 1 August and 8 October 2017, a total of 387 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) including 45 deaths have been reported from 27 out of 114 districts in the country.
06 Oct 2017 Madagascar
As of 4 October 2017, an outbreak involving 194 cases (pneumonic and bubonic) with 30 deaths has been reported in ten regions between 23 August 2017 and 2 October 2017. On 3 October alone, 37 new cases were reported. Eight healthcare workers in Tamatave have been infected. The fatal cases include one international traveller. WHO has classified the event as a Grade 2 emergency and rapid response teams are being deployed.
05 Oct 2017 Madagascar
As of 2 October 2017, an outbreak involving 73 cases of pneumonic plague with 17 deaths (incl. 1 international traveller) has been reported since August 2017. Ten cities have reported cases and the three most affected districts include: the capital city and suburbs of Antananarivo (27 cases/7 deaths), Toamasina (18/5), and Faratshio (13/1). In addition, 58 cases of bubonic plague have been reported in the same time period.
02 Oct 2017 Madagascar
As of 1 October 2017, a fatal case of pneumonic plague in a traveller from Seychelles has been reported. There is currently an outbreak of pneumonic and bubonic plague in Madagascar. Since the outbreak was first detected in August 2017, at least 114 cases with 21 deaths have been reported. Nearly half of the cases have been pneumonic plague.