By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on the measles outbreak in Argentina, the Ministry of Health is now reporting 88 confirmed cases of measles, of which 86 are local 2 and were...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Three important mosquito-borne diseases– dengue, Zika and chikungunya–were all up in 2019 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. City officials have reported 17,637...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for travelers to parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean due to the ongoing...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials in the Brazilian city of Petrópolis have reported a dramatic increase in chikungunya cases in 2019, according to a Tribuna de Petropolis report (computer translated). After...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Chikungunya With the addition of six chikungunya cases reported in recent weeks, Colombia health officials put the total case count to 515 (48 laboratory confirmed) through...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has reported a dramatic increase in chikungunya cases in 2019 during the first 11 months of 2019. To date, 37,973 cases of chikungunya have...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Between January and November 2019, there were 484,000 probable cases of dengue fever, 16 times higher than the whole of 2018, making it the worst dengue epidemic in the history...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The State Department of Health in Mato Grosso do Sul state in central-west Brazil is reporting that 75 of the 79 cities in the state have reported a high incidence of dengue...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials have reported a total of 85 confirmed cases of measles in Argentina through the first week of December. Of this total, 83 were detected in Argentina...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As 2019 comes to a close, UN health officials say Brazil accounted for the vast majority of measles cases in the Americas region. Through December 12, Brazil reported...