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,...

Six years after the island nation of Haiti began experiencing the worst cholera outbreak in modern history, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti. During an...

The Venezuelan Society of Public Health and the National Epidemiological Defence Network issued their sixth alert concerning diphtheria this week and now reports the disease is present in six Venezuelan...

The number of cholera cases in Haiti increased to two or more times the numbers observed prior to Hurricane Matthew, which landed on Oct. 4, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported today. Through...

In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in Venezuela this year, according to a statement from the Venezuelan Society of Public Health Network, the local transmission case tally has grown to 200,000 through...

Five cases of Mayaro virus (MAYV) were detected in patients in Amazonas state in northwestern Brazil in 2016, according to a G1 Globo report (computer translated). According to the Dr. Heitor Vieira Dourado...

The Brazil Ministry of Health reports (computer translated) 855 cities, or approximately 37 percent, are in a situation of alert and risk of outbreak of the mosquito borne viral diseases, dengue, chikungunya...

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported (computer translated) updates on the situation with two infectious diseases–cholera and leptospirosis. Health officials report that...

Dominica health officials reported this week that that the prevalent strain of influenza affecting Dominicans is the H3N2 and H2N2 viruses. The Ministry Of Health and Environment confirmed an outbreak...

Federal health officials have issued an advisory for travelers to the Caribbean island of Montserrat after public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Montserrat are infected with Zika virus...