By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Monday that two additional countries have been certified as malaria-free–Algeria and Argentina. Algeria is the second country...

Two people from Villa Urquiza have contracted botulism and health officials have linked it to consumption of hummus, according to a Perfil report (computer translated). According to the report, the packaged...

Santa Catarina State, Brazil health officials are reporting (computer translated) a human rabies death in 58-year-old woman from Gravatal over the weekend. This is the first human rabies case in the state...

St Lucia health officials report a confirmed measles case onboard a cruise ship that entered the ports on Tuesday. At that time, a decision was made to quarantine the ship after determining one female...

Mayaro virus (MAYV) — which can cause fever, joint aches, muscle pains, headache, eye pain, rash, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea — first was isolated from the blood of five symptomatic workers in Mayaro...

The number of dengue fever cases in the Americas in 2019 to date–North, Central and South America and the Caribbean islands–has nearly quadrupled the number of cases reported during the same...

Another April 25 has come and gone and the observance of World Malaria Day reveals that progress has essentially stalled in the battle against the vector-borne parasitic disease. The World Health Organization...

The number of dengue fever cases in the Western hemisphere has eclipsed a half a million cases, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Through mid-April, 520,381 dengue fever cases...

Vaccine-preventable diseases have not just returned, but surged in crisis hit Venezuela, according to new research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious...

In February, I reported on malaria numbers in Venezuela compiled by a consortium of five global health organizations, which at that time estimated that the country has seen more than 1.3 million malaria...