The Brazil Ministry of Health (computer translated) will be extended yellow fever vaccination to the whole country we learned today. According to Health Minister, Ricardo Barros, vaccinations, which...

Health officials in the city of Camaçari in Bahia State, Brazil is reporting a nearly 500 percent increase in human Sporotrichosis cases, prompting calls to make the fungal mycosis a mandatory notifiable...

The Colombia Ministry of Health and Social Protection confirmed an imported case of measles in a 14-month-old boy from Caracas, Venezuela, according to a news release (computer translated). The Caracas...

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging countries to vaccinate against measles to maintain its elimination in the Americas. Measles was declared eliminated...

Brazil is in the midst of a yellow fever outbreak, with the mosquito-borne virus reaching popular tourist destinations that do not normally see the disease. Since January 2018, 10 cases of yellow fever...

For the second time this month, Peru health officials report (computer translated) a confirmed measles case in the country. The National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Diseases of...

In Brazil, the yellow fever outbreak continues to roll on with some numbers not seen in decades. According to the Brazil Ministry of Health, 846 confirmed yellow fever cases and 260 deaths were reported...

A bacterial outbreak that affected 22 babies at the La Altagracia Maternity in the Dominican Republic has been identified as Klebsiella pneumoniae, according to a El Caribe report (computer translated). To...

Brazil health officials have confirmed 723 yellow fever cases and 237 deaths in the period from July 1, 2017 to February 28 of this year. On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

A 4-year-old Venezuelan child suspected of having measles and pneumonia died on Mar. 2 at the Children’s Hospital in Boa Vista, according to the city of Boa Vista. She was among the 12 cases...