By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the State Secretariat of Health (Sesapi), from January 1 to December 24, 6,698 cases of dengue fever were confirmed in Piauí state in northeast Brazil....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil Health Ministry officials reported Thursday the distribution of 1.7 million doses of pentavalent vaccine to the various states. This in turn will be sent to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the state of Pernambuco, in the Northeast region of Brazil, reported a significant increase in three arbovirus infections in 2019, according to a UOL report (computer...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health reported Tuesday (computer translated) on the second ever Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” infection in their history. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the measles situation in Argentina, the Ministry of Health has reported 97 cases in 2019, according to a Infobae report (computer translated). Most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Bahia Department of Health (Sesab) reported 67,373 probable cases of dengue as of December 10, representing  an increase of 622.6% over the same period of 2018,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The city of São José do Rio Preto in the of São Paulo state, Brazil is reporting a historical record in dengue fever cases in 2019, according to a SBT Interior...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on an earlier report, health officials in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico are reporting the chickenpox outbreak at the  Leona Vicario migrant shelter...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) reported that, with the coordination between health sector authorities and epidemiologists of the Integrating Center...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on the measles outbreak in Argentina, the Ministry of Health is now reporting 88 confirmed cases of measles, of which 86 are local 2 and were...