To the list of woes brought on by Venezuela’s economic and political turmoil, add one more: a crippled national vaccination program has resulted in record-high numbers in cases of measles, diphtheria...

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to report that laboratory testing at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed Dengue Type 3 in Antigua and Barbuda. The total...

Twelve confirmed human yellow fever cases have been reported in São Paulo State, including six fatalities, according to the PAHO. Cases have been reported in the municipalities of Eldorado (9 cases)...

In July 2016, Venezuela reported it’s first diphtheria case since the 1990s. While the health minister, Luisana Melo attempted to deny the outbreak at the time, the numbers don’t lie. Since...

The Ministry of Health reports the measles vaccination campaign in the country has completed its fourth week and  63% of the vaccines had been administered as of Jan. 11. The country is carrying out...

Health officials in Costa Rica continue to investigate the hepatitis A outbreak reported in the province of Puntarenas where 33 cases have been reported during the first 11 days of the year, according...

In a follow-up on the hantavirus outbreak in Chubut in the Patagonia region of southern Argentina, health officials are reporting the 13th death in a woman from Trevelin, according to a Infobae report...

While the last dengue outbreak in the Caribbean region occurred 10 years ago, The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says disease modelling predicts that another regional outbreak of dengue may occur...

The Brazil Ministry of Health reported this week (computer translated) on the measles situation in the country. From the beginning of 2018, until January 8 of this year, 10,274 cases were confirmed in...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Tijuana, Mexico after some US residents who retuned were diagnosed with infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form...