In a follow-up to the Q fever outbreak in Osorno Province, Los Lagos Region in southern Chile, officials now put the confirmed cases at 32–29 in Osorno and 3 in Llanquihue, according to a BioBio...

The Regional Ministerial Health Secretariat confirms the first case of Hantavirus infection of the year in La Araucanía in central Chile, according to the results delivered by the Molecular Virology Laboratory...

According to a Brazil Ministry of Health yellow fever update Tuesday (computer translated), Brazil recorded 130 cases of yellow fever in the country, of which 53 died in the period from July 1, 2017 to...

The government of Minas Gerais state in southeastern Brazil decreed Saturday a public health emergency situation in three regional state for six months because of yellow fever. The measure covers the...

International travelers who are going to any area of the state of São Paulo, Brazil should get vaccinated against yellow fever, according to updated recommendations issued by the World Health Organization...

Rabies kills by compromising the brain’s ability to regulate breathing, salivation and heartbeat; ultimately, victims drown in their own spit or blood, or cannot breathe because of muscle spasms...

In a follow-up on the brucellosis outbreak reported in students and teachers from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of the National University of Asunción (UNA), the Institute of Tropical Medicine...

Health officials in the Bio Bio Region of Chile are reporting a large outbreak of Salmonella that has affected scores of people, according to local media (computer translated). The outbreak has been linked...

The Department of Health of Valle del Cauca temporarily closed the Davita SAS hemodialysis services following an Ralstonia pickettii that has infected scores since December, according to an El Pais report...

At least three Chagas disease cases have been reported from the southernmost municipality of Lábrea in Amazonas state, Brazil, according to a globo.com report (computer translated). Amazonas Health...