By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Dominican Republic is one of several countries in the Americas experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever. The Ministry of Health reported more than 8,855 (suspected)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2019, a regional epidemic cycle of dengue has broken out in Latin American and the Caribbean. In the Americas region, some 2.4 million dengue cases have been reported,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the Western hemisphere, the number of dengue cases reported through August is 2,384,029 cases and 949 deaths. The number of cases reported in 2019 as August 31...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico are reporting some 50 rickettsiosis cases this year to date, according to a El Mexicano report (computer translated). According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health reported Tuesday that over the past 90 days, 2,753 confirmed measles cases in 13 Brazilian states. According to the new epidemiological...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Mexicali State Health Department (MSHD) are reporting the death of a 15-year-old boy from San Luis Rio Colorado Sonora this week who had contracted...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews From the beginning of the year through July, Brazil health authorities have reported 97,900 probable cases of chikungunya in the country. This is up from 72,000 cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The states of Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul and Paraná, with support from the Ministry of Health, are beginning to carry out this month, a schedule of actions...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases in the Americas has surpassed 2 million, higher than the annual totals reported during the most recent two years . Nicaragua is one...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Of the nearly 3,000 measles cases reported in the western hemisphere in 2019 to date, three-quarters of the cases were reported from the United States and Brazil...