The standing committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) had its annual meeting in Geneva November 27 through December 1.

Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying bel

Many countries are moving toward eliminating malaria, among them Madagascar, Senegal and Zimbabwe.

German and Singaporean business interests have been attempting to start a rare earth mine on northwestern Madagascar’s Ampasindava peninsula.

The World Bank says $5 million in emergency funding will help Madagascar finance the response to the island nation’s plague outbreak, as the death toll has reached at least 127 victims there – and

KIGALI (Reuters) - A plague epidemic in Madagascar has killed 124 people since August in an outbreak that has hit the island’s two main cities the hardest, the authorities said on Wednesday.

Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said Thursday.

Officials are struggling to contain a widespread deadly outbreak of plague thats been wreaking havoc in the country since late August.

The World Health Organization says it has sent nearly 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to Madagascar in the fight against plague.

Madagascar is trying to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious plague.

At least 30 people have died in the past two months, and almost 200 suspected cases have been reported.

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