According to the Ministry of Health today, from July 1, 2017 to February 15 of this year, 409 cases of yellow fever were confirmed in the country, 183 in São Paulo, 157 in Minas Gerais, 68 in Rio de Janeiro...

Cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, has tripled between 2011 and 2017 in Argentina, according to data from the Ministry of Health. In 2011, Argentina saw 3,875 syphilis cases and...

The Ministry of Health updated on Wednesday the information provided by the state health departments on the situation of yellow fever in the country. During the monitoring period (from July 1, 2017 to...

For the period between Jan. 2017 and Jan. 2018, 952 measles cases were reported in Venezuela (732 by laboratory and 220 by epidemiological link), according to UN officials. Most of the cases are from...

Brazil health officials are saying that at this time, there is no confirmed record of urban yellow fever in the country.  This comes as authorities investigate case of yellow fever in São Bernardo...

According to the Uruguay Ministry of Public Health (MSP), Vibrio vulnificus infections are “extremely rare” with less than 10 cases reported annually. However, since the beginning of the...

The Brazil Ministry of Health, in an update Tuesday (computer translated), reports  213 cases of yellow fever, 81 of whom died in the period from July 1, 2017 to January 30 of this year. Last year, from...

In 2017, Brazil reported an increase in malaria. According to the Pan America Health Organization (PAHO), between January and November of 2017, there were 174,522 malaria cases reported in the Amazon...

The Ministry of Health & the Environment of Antigua and Barbuda is advising the general public that it is currently investigating a suspected case of measles that was imported into Antigua & Barbuda,...

Brazilian health authorities announced the beginning of a large yellow fever vaccination campaign on Thursday in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, according to a ministry news release (computer...