In a follow-up to a report last week concerning dengue fever in the city of Florida in Camagüey Province, an Isla Local report states that country health officials admit a dengue hemorrhagic fever outbreak...

The Argentina Ministry of Health issued an Epidemiological Alert Thursday (computer translated) after reporting two autochthonous measles cases in Bueno Aires. The cases include two babies of 5 and...

Brazilian health officials are reporting (computer translated) two outbreaks of measles, in Roraima and Amazonas states. The outbreaks are imported cases, officials say, pointing to the genotype of...

In the town of Canals in Córdoba province in central Argentina, an outbreak of the parasitic infection, trichinosis has sickened at least 45 people, according to local media reports (computer translated). Six...

Officials with the Gerencia Regional de Salud Lambayeque have reported (computer translated) on a human plague death, the first such death in two decades in the region. A 42-year-old man died on July...

Three people died from the complications of dengue fever in the city of Florida in Camagüey Province in central Cuba, according to a Diario de Cuba report (computer translated). Participants in a recent...

Survival International, an organization that champions tribal peoples around the world, reported recently on a measles epidemic that has hit Amazon tribe, Yanomami, on the Brazil-Venezuela border. To...

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands said there have been four laboratory-confirmed cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus also known as conch poisoning during the past few days. “The Ministry assures...

A plan agreed between the Brazilian Ministry of Health, states and municipalities, aims to eliminate hepatitis C in Brazil by 2030. The idea is to simplify diagnosis, expand testing and strengthen care...

Low polio vaccine coverage, especially in children under five years old, has sparked a red light in Brazil, according to health ministry officials. In a meeting with representatives of states and municipalities,...