This brochure shows areas of the state wehre plague is likely to be found in rodents and other animals, how to protect oneself, and how to recognize plague symptoms.
This tutorial explains the procedure for reporting, properly collecting, and submitting a wild rodent carcass to the California Department of Public Health Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory for plague testing.
This page offers ideas for people living in areas of plague about how to prevent becoming infected, including:
This information flyer provides descripitons of the different types of bubonic plague, including symptoms, transmission, and treatment.
OpenWHO is WHO’s interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the Organization and its key partners to transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders.
This set of 5 modules reviews: what is risk communication and why it is important; key elements of risk communication; risk communication capacities, such as policy, strategies and evaluation; and spokesperson tips and message development.
This infographic displays information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of plague as well as providing an explanation of the history of the disease.
This fact sheet provides the following information about plague:
- Key facts
- Signs and symptoms
- Where is it found
- Managing Outbreaks
- Prevention and Control
In August 2017, Madagascar began experiencing a large outbreak of plague affecting major cities and other non-endemic areas. By the end of October 2017, a total of 1801 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague, including 127 deaths, were reported by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar to the Wor