On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families in light of the recent...

The Brazil Ministry of Health (computer translated) puts the confirmed yellow fever cases in the current outbreak at 448, with 144 deaths as of late last week. The outbreak began in December 2016. The...

Last week, the state of Rio de Janeiro reported its two first confirmed autochthonous yellow fever cases in the municipality of Casimiro de Abreu, located 135 km from the city of Rio de Janeiro. This...

José Ángel Martínez, in charge of Sanitary Regulation of Jurisdiction 3 of the Secretariat of Health of Zacatecas (SSZ), reported that there is an outbreak of brucellosis in the community Rancho Grande...

The number of cats affected by sporotrichosis rose 400 percent in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, according to the Sanitary Surveillance.  In all, the city had 13,536 cases reported in cats and 580 in humans...

The Brazilian province of Minas Gerais has reported 419 mumps cases in 2017 to date and 55 percent of the cases have been reported in the southern region, according to a Globo.com report (computer translated). Southern...

In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, the number of confirmed cases now stand at 396 since December 2016. Of this total, 134 death were reported putting the case fatality rate (CFR) at 34...

In a follow-up on the “black urine disease” outbreak, which affected some 50 people in Bahia state, Brazil from December to January, has been determined not to be due to a bacteria or virus,...

The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Hospital Materno Infantil de Brasília (HMIB) in Brazil remains closed after three newborns died, according to Correio Braziliense report (computer translated). The...

In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, the Pan american health Organization (PAHO) reports since the beginning of the outbreak in December 2016, there were 1,500 cases of yellow fever reported,...