NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Bolivian government declared a health emergency on Thursday after the daily cases of COVID-19 increased almost fivefold in less than a week; despite the fact...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Ministry of Health, infections and deaths caused by rickettsiosis have soared over a 100% in Baja California, in a comparison of the incidence between...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews An alert was issued in the department of Antioquia, Colombia due to the increase in cases of leptospirosis, a disease transmitted by rodents to humans and that, if not...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Colombian National Army confirmed that the disease that affected several soldiers who provided security at the Jagua de Ibirico military base in Cesar had Chagas...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The general director of Health Surveillance, announced today the confirmation of three positive cases of the variant of concern of Omicron, in travelers from Cancun,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health report a slight increase in COVID-19 cases (1.8%) the week ending December 18 compared to the week ending Dec. 11. At the same time,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Through December 10, 2021, 1,173,674 total dengue fever cases were reported in the Americas. The Southern Cone reported the highest number of dengue cases with a total...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The presence of the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to cause an alert in the country. The head of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), Hernando Cevallos, reported that...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in São Paulo, Brazil reported 139,400 dengue fever cases, including 58 deaths through the beginning of December this year. Dengue is a mosquito-borne...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the gastrointestinal illness outbreak that affected 118 passengers and crew onboard a recent Viking Cruise Lines Viking Sea voyage, The Centers for...