By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In the past several weeks, the Ministry of Health in Bolivia have reported five cases of hemorrhagic febrile syndrome of unknown etiology with suspected human-to-human transmission. Three...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The number of dengue fever cases in the Western Hemisphere continues to rise as UN health officials put the total at nearly 1.5 million year-to-date. According to the Pan American...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 An epidemiological alert has been issued by the Argentina Ministry of Health following an outbreak in skin infections associated with tattoos in multiple provinces, according...

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)...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health reports (computer translated) the outbreak of Hepatitis A (HAV) in the canton of Alajuela continues. As of June 28, there are...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The government of Honduras declared a state of emergency in mid-June in 12 or the 18 departments in the country due to the ongoing dengue fever epidemic. Through...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mexican authorities are reporting anitibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in two hospitals that has resulted in fatalities, according to a Saludiario report...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health reports a significant increase in cases of dengue fever during the first half of the year, compared to last year. In June 2018...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever Brazil health officials are reporting a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases during the first 23 weeks of 2019, according to recent data from the...

New research has demonstrated the presence of S. aureus in 40% of the cell phones of students sampled at a university. S. aureus is a common cause of hospital and community-based infections and is...