By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Through October 19 this year,  a total of 2,733,635 cases of dengue (280 cases per 100,000 population) have been reported, including 1,206 deaths in the Americas. According...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health authorities in Brazil are reporting the highest number of syphilis cases since 2010, according to a Folha De S. Paulo report. There were 158,000 cases of primary and...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that Mexico became the first country in the world to receive WHO validation for eliminating dog-transmitted rabies as a public...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases in Rio de Janeiro have doubled in 2019 as compared to last year, according to a Noticias.R7 report (computer translated). From January...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Venezuela report 520 measles cases through Oct. 31 this year, according to Pan American Health Organization data. Since measles reappeared in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials Paraíba, a state in Brazil’s Northeast, are reporting a 67 percent increase in dengue fever cases in 2019. According to a Portal T5 report...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil has reported a record year as far as cases of dengue fever are concerned, recently eclipsing the 2 million mark for 2019. In the southeastern Brazilian state...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever is seeing a massive resurgence in a number of countries around the globe and according to epidemiologist at the CDC’s Dengue Branch in Puerto Rico,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Eight out of 10 measles cases reported in the Americas this year have been in Brazil, according to the Pan American Health Organization Friday. Between 1 January...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Bahia State in Brazil are reporting a massive increase in cases in 2019 as compared to last year, according to a Voz da Bahia report (computer...