The World Health Organization (WHO) released the following update on Tuesday concerning yellow fever vaccinations for international travelers to Brazil: As of Feb. 13, yellow fever virus transmission...

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, congratulated Prime Minister Dean Barrow of Belize Monday for his country’s success in promoting immunization and...

The Brazil Ministry of Health has launched a yellow fever vaccine campaign Friday, “Information for all and vaccine for those who need it”, as the outbreak in several states continue in the...

The Bolivia Ministry of Health has confirmed yellow fever in a 27-year-old male Danish tourist who likely contracted the mosquito borne virus while visiting the jungle, according to a Terra report (computer...

In a follow-up on the Brazil yellow fever outbreak, Brazilian health officials today reported that the number of confirmed yellow fever cases in the current outbreak has reached 215. In total, 1,060 suspected...

The yellow fever outbreak in Brazil began in Dec. 2016 and since that time, some 1000 reported cases have or are being investigated, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, or the Ministério...

Mexico registered the first case of microcephaly linked to the Zika virus in a baby who died shortly after birth, according the the Ministry of Health Friday (computer translated). However, the Health...

The death of a 25-year-old Bogota woman from rabies in January has prompted an alert in Colombia, according to a El Tiempo report last week (computer translated). The woman was reportedly bitten on a...

In a follow-up to the mysterious disease known as “black urine” disease, the Secretary of Health of the State of Bahia says the number of cases of acute myalgia has risen to 64, the Gazeta...

According to a Situation Summary  from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Thursday, in Brazil, between 1 December 2016 and 2 February 2017, 901 cases of yellow fever were reported (151 confirmed,...