By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials are reporting a dramatic decrease in measles cases in 2019, prompting officials to say the outbreak has been controlled. The Pan American Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) release the latest data on malaria in the Region of the Americas. In this video, I focus on the “official”...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported this week on a autochthonous case of yellow fever in Venezuela. According to the case report: The case-patient is a 46-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Venezuela report 520 measles cases through Oct. 31 this year, according to Pan American Health Organization data. Since measles reappeared in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Governor of Anzoátegui state, in the northeastern region of Venezuela, Antonio Barreto Sira says malaria cases have doubled in the state as more than 10,000 patients...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reiterated the travel notice for Venezuela due to a breakdown of the health infrastructure. They recommend that...

In February this year, a consortium of five global health organizations reported over 1.3 million malaria cases during 2018, much higher than numbers produced by the Venezuelan Ministry of Health and...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In an update on the diphtheria outbreak in Venezuela, the outbreak that began three years ago is ongoing. According to data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)...

For the first time, a new vaccine provided complete protection against three types of equine encephalitic viruses in nonhuman primates, according to a new study published in the journal Science Translational...

Another April 25 has come and gone and the observance of World Malaria Day reveals that progress has essentially stalled in the battle against the vector-borne parasitic disease. The World Health Organization...