The number of chikungunya cases in reported in Rio de Janeiro state during the first quarter of 2018 is nearly triple the number seen during the same period last year, according to a G1.globo.com report...

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its partners have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitoes from drones as part of efforts to use a nuclear technique to suppress the insect that...

In 2017, four countries in the Region of the Americas—Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela—reported confirmed diphtheria cases. In 2018 as of epidemiological...

An 81-year-old woman died on February 26 in the municipality of Apolo, north of La Paz, due to a plague of bubonic plague and thus confirms the first case of this type of disease in 2018, according to...

Mexican health officials are reporting (computer translated) three imported measles cases in Mexico City during the last half of March. The cases include a 39-year-old Italian woman who works at the Italian...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever vaccination campaign in Brazil, according to the Ministry of Health epidemiological bulletin published last week, the three states of Rio de Janeiro, Bahia and São...

A cooperation agreement to facilitate and strengthen access to diagnosis and treatment for patients with Chagas and other diseases of public health interest was signed by the Ministry of Health and Social...

The Ministry of Health of the Mayor’s Office of Bogotá issued an alert in the city due to the increase in pertussis, or whooping cough, according to a LAFM report (computer translated). Since the...

Health officials in Táchira state in western Venezuela have declared an alert due to an outbreak of the parasitic disease, Chagas disease. In the village of Puerto Nuevo, Libertador, the Health Corporation...

Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), UNICEF and other partners launched a diphtheria vaccination...