Health officials in the Dominican Republic have reported a record year of deaths due leptospirosis in 2016, according to a Noticias Sin report (computer translated). Leptospirosis was the cause of 74...

Health officials in the Cusco region in southeastern Peru have reported dozens of suspected human rabies cases in individuals in La Convención province, according to a Publimetro report (computer translated). Eighty-five people...

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health issued a norovirus health alert Wednesday for St. Croix after five individuals tested positive for the gastrointestinal virus. Health officials initially...

The Health Surveillance Coordination (CVS) of Amapá and the Municipal Health Secretariat (Semsa) are investigating a Chagas disease outbreak that has affected at least ten people in the Rural Zone of...

While details on infectious disease outbreaks remain sketchy with little information coming out of the Venezuelan Ministry of Health, the Venezuelan Society of Public Health has been putting out unofficial...

Puerto Rican health officials reported an additional 512 confirmed Zika virus cases the week ending Dec. 3, bringing the island total to 35,648 since the first local case was reported in late in 2015. The...

Puerto Rican Health Department Secretary Ana Ríus declared a influenza epidemic on the island last week due to the island experiencing a rapid increase in cases nearing 10,000, according to a Yahoo Noticias...

Colombia has experienced a 4-fold increase overall in microcephaly following the Zika virus outbreak in 2016, according to a study published Friday in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report....

The emerging multidrug-resistant fungus, Candida auris, has been reported in the United States, England, and a number of other countries in recent years after first reported in Japan in 2009. Now,...

While Mexico as a country has seen a decrease in hepatitis C cases in 2016 compared to 2015 (1.819 vs 1,955, respectively), the state of Yucatán has seen a near tripling of the viral infection this year,...