By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Bahia State in Brazil are reporting a massive increase in cases in 2019 as compared to last year, according to a Voz da Bahia report (computer...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases and deaths are up sharply this year in Araguaína, northern Tocantins, according to a Sou de Palmas report (computer translated). 1,553...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Central American countries in 2019 have seen an increased incidence of dengue fever, in fact, the cumulative incidence rate of dengue in the Central America region...

GSK Brazil and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced that the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) has granted  Marketing Authorization Approval, under Priority Review, for single-dose...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials released the latest dengue fever numbers for the Region of the Americas recently and the the total cases now stand at 2,668,877, including 1,162...

A new study published this week online in Emerging Infectious Diseases suggests that transmission of a protozoan parasite from insects may also cause leishmaniasis-like symptoms in people. The parasite,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases reported to date in the western hemisphere has eclipsed 2.5 million cases, surpassing the 2.415 million cases reported in 2015. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The dengue fever outbreak occurring in Central America is “unprecedented”, according to Head of Health at  International Federation of Red Cross and Red...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Costa Rica health officials are reporting  (computer translated) a mumps outbreak affecting several prisons across the country. Through Sept. 20, 164 cases of mumps...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil’s health ministry announced (computer translated) the purchase of large supplies of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) in the wake of a surge...