Uruguay health officials reported the first human leishmaniasis case in a minor from Salta, according to a news release Wednesday (computer translated). The sandfly vector was first found in the country...

Since the beginning of 2017, six countries and territories of the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, and Peru. The number...

Health officials have issued a health alert for Epuyén, Chubut province after five hantavirus cases were reported, including one fatality. According to a Filo.com report (computer translated), the patients...

Chilean health officials have reported the first two measles cases of 2018. Both are confirmed, imported cases reported in November. According to the  Chile Public Health Institute (ISP): The first case...

Health officials in the Dominican Republic are reporting an increase in malaria cases in 2018. According to a Diario Salud report (computer translated), 438 cases have been reported year to date compared...

Officials in Puerto Octay, Lagos region, Chile are issuing a health alert after an outbreak of the tapeworm infection, diphyllobothriasis had been reported. According to local media (computer translated),...

The Brazilian Ministry of Health is calling on the public to take actions to prevent mosquito bites and the proliferation of the mosquito vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya. The call...

The islands of Guadeloupe in the Leeward Islands has reported the first confirmed dengue fever cases since April 2016, according to the regional health agency (ARS) this past week. ARS has reported...

The State of Rio registered 36,102 cases of chikungunya in the period from January to November 13 this year, according to a G1 Globo report (computer translated). Of these patients, 16 died with complications...

Through the first week in November 2018, a total of 446,150 cases of dengue were reported (incidence of 45.9 cases per 100,000 population), including 240 deaths, according to UN officials. 171,123 were...