The Ministry of Health, Agriculture and Human Services wishes to advise the public of an increase number of cases of conjunctivitis in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Conjunctivitis, also called “pink...

In a follow-up on previous reports on hepatitis A outbreaks in Europe and in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) released some updated data and information on the situations in these two...

Last month, we saw the first official Venezuela Ministry of Health bulletin in about two years. Health officials reported 324 diphtheria cases in 2016, after eradicating the disease over two decades ago. During...

The ESE Regional Norte de Salud de Tibú in North Santander, Catatumbo, Colombia is reporting an outbreak of the parasitic infection, leishmaniasis, according to a RCN Radio report (computer translated). Health...

A Spanish language media report states (computer translated) the following concerning the dengue fever outbreak in Peru: “The outbreak seems out of control, amid efforts by the authorities”. Through...

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Health said Friday that conjunctivitis is affecting all regions of the country and a high number of cases have been reported in recent weeks, prompting health officials...

The State Secretariat of Health (Sesau) has warned of the increase of leptospirosis cases in Alagoas state in northeastern Brazil, according to a Gazetaweb.com report (computer translated). Through...

After a period of heavy flooding, which helped spread viral infection, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a dengue epidemic in the city of Piura, where 19 people have died according to a...

Statement attributable to UNICEF’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean on health data in Venezuela “Data on infant and maternal deaths released last week by the Ministry of Health in...

On this website, we’ve tried to get information on the infectious disease situation in Venezuela through a variety of unofficial sources (see below) as the Venezuelan Health Ministry did not publish...