Health > Diseases > Plague cases: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of reported plague cases. The plague is commonly refered to as the bubonic plague or the Black Death, however, these names are slightly misleading. The plague is any disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. The bubonic plauge is one form the infection takes, while the Black Death refers the high number of deaths caused by the plague in 14th century Europe.


1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 966 2007
2 Zambia 700 2007
3 Madagascar 591 2007
4 Uganda 257 2007
5 Tanzania 59 2007
6 United States 7 2007
7 Mongolia 1 2007


"All countries compared for Health > Diseases > Plague cases", World Health Organization. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Diseases/Plague-cases

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