In an update to the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, since the beginning of the outbreak in December 2016 to Feb. 18, 2017, there were 1,368 cases of yellow fever reported (326 confirmed, 125 discarded,...

Haiti has reported 1,897 cholera cases through January, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). 28 deaths were reported during this period. Since the cholera outbreak began in October...

Since the yellow fever outbreak started in Dec. 2016, a total of 1336 cases of yellow fever infection (292 confirmed, 920 suspected, and 124 discarded), including 215 deaths (101 confirmed, 109 suspected,...

For the first time in 2017, health officials in the province of Los Santos, Panama have confirmed a hantavirus case. According to regional director of Health, Dr. Germán Solís, the patient is a 75-year-old...

A total of 17 new research proposals on Zika will be conducted in Latin America and the Caribbean to identify solutions to address this virus,  which causes congenital brain abnormalities when pregnant...

The most recent update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil reveals additional confirmed cases and deaths since the last update a few days ago. According to the Brazil Ministry of Health, or Ministério...

Following confirmed hantavirus cases last weekend, bringing the total to 15 so far in 2017, the Chilean Institute of Public Health (ISP) (computer translated) is calling on the public to prevent contact...

In our continuous look at the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, the Brazilian Ministry of Health, or Ministério da Saúde (computer translated) now puts the confirmed yellow fever death toll at 89. Through...

While malaria incidence has dropped in countries in the Caribbean and Central and South America since the turn of the century, UN health officials are reporting an increase in malaria transmission in certain...

In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil that began in Dec. 2016, the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported Tuesday 1,230 suspected cases of yellow fever, of which 234 have been confirmed. The state...