In a follow-up on the hantavirus outbreak in Argentina, since November 2, 2018, the Argentine Republic has faced an outbreak of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), the most recent cases were reported...

The number of hantavirus cases in Capiatá in Paraguay’s Central Department has risen to five, according to a Hoy news report (computer translated). All the cases are reported in children between...

Health officials are reporting a malaria outbreak in Cauca Department in southwestern Colombia, according to a RCNRadio report (computer translated). The outbreak has affected 322 people in the rural areas...

The Regional Health Office–Geresa (computer translated) has reported 33 confirmed cases of dengue in several localities of Lambayeque this year. The regional manager of Health, Maria Collantes, explained...

Brazil health officials are warning (computer translated) the public of a big increase in dengue fever in the country during the first month of 2019. Through Feb. 2,  there was an increase of 149%,...

The Panama Ministry of Health (MINSA) reports investigating (computer translated) a family outbreak of enteric febrile syndrome, which has resulted in four deaths to date. The outbreak occurred in the...

In a follow-up on the pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak, especially in the areas of the Comarca Ngäbe Buglé, Panamanian health officials (computer translated) report the outbreak in the Comarca,...

The Costa Rica Ministry of Health is reporting (computer translated) a suspected reintroduction of measles into the country after an unvaccinated 5-year-old French boy on holidays with his parents had...

Chagas is a potentially deadly parasitic disease caused by the microorganism, Trypanosoma cruzi. It is transmitted to humans by insects known as kissing bugs, as well as via blood transfusions, organ...

This past Sunday on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I had the opportunity to talk to founder of the Venezuelan Science Incubator, Alberto E. Paniz-Mondolfi, MD, PhD about the epidemics plaguing...