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The latest plague outbreak in Sub-Saharan Africa

There is currently an outbreak of both pneumonic and bubonic plague in Madagascar. This crisis situation was the focus of a November 6 report affirming the countrywide spread of the plague epidemic, with disease cases growing by 37% over five days, from 1,309 to 1,801, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).  As Madagascar enters […]

Key steps forward in disease control in Sub-Saharan Africa

The author, Shyama Ghosh, recently completed a detailed study of the disease landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa. Titled “Disease control in Sub-Saharan Africa: Are we doing enough?”, the following is an excerpt.   Amid the many challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), there are signs of progress, as well. The RB Group, in India, noting the growth […]