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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:03:46 GMT
Red Cross Warns Stigma Could Worsen Madagascar Plague Outbreak
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The death toll from the plague which is spreading in Madagascar has risen close to 100, and the Red Cross has warned that growing stigma attached to the disease could undermine efforts to contain the outbreak.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:59:36 GMT
Plague Cases Top 1,000 Mark - UN
[VOA] The number of cases of plague in Madagascar has doubled during the past five days, according to the United Nations.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:47:27 GMT
Statelessness Affects Millions. Madagascar Is Tackling the Problem
[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago the United Nations took steps to try and address the issue of statelessness by putting in place a 10-point plan that aims to reduce the number of people who are not recognised as a national by any state.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:31:37 GMT
Health Officials Battle to Contain Pneumonic Plague
[This is Africa] The island of Madagascar has been experiencing annual plague outbreaks since 1980. This year however, a worse form of plague, pneumonic plague has hit the country and it has health officials battling to contain it.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:59:22 GMT
CAF President's Condolences Following Death of Former President of Madagascar
[CAF] The death of the former President of the Republic of Madagascar, Albert Zafy, 90 years old, at the Saint Pierre Hospital in RĂ©union Island, where he had been urgently admitted, is an immensely sad news.

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