The Peru Ministry of Health has issued a health alert due to a confirmed measles case in a 46-year-old man who lives in Callao, according to a El Comercio report (computer translated).  The patient visited...

In an update yesterday from the Brazil Ministry of Health (computer translated), the yellow fever outbreak case tally continues to grow. Brazil confirmed 723 cases and 237 deaths in the period from July...

In a follow-up on recent reports on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil HERE, HERE, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a comprehensive disease outbreak report on this topic Feb. 27: During...

Since July 2017, Brazilian health authorities have reported 545 confirmed yellow fever cases and 164 deaths. In January, the Netherlands reported on a imported yellow fever case in the country in a...

Scientists with the Costa Rican Institute of Technology (TEC) report the discovery of a new species of bacteria. “Listeria costaricensis” will be officially named the new species of bacteria...

The Brazil Ministry of Health has confirmed 545 yellow fever cases and 164 deaths in the period from July 1, 2017 to February 20 this year, according to a news release Wednesday (computer translated)....

According to the Ministry of Health today, from July 1, 2017 to February 15 of this year, 409 cases of yellow fever were confirmed in the country, 183 in São Paulo, 157 in Minas Gerais, 68 in Rio de Janeiro...

Cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, has tripled between 2011 and 2017 in Argentina, according to data from the Ministry of Health. In 2011, Argentina saw 3,875 syphilis cases and...

The Ministry of Health updated on Wednesday the information provided by the state health departments on the situation of yellow fever in the country. During the monitoring period (from July 1, 2017 to...

For the period between Jan. 2017 and Jan. 2018, 952 measles cases were reported in Venezuela (732 by laboratory and 220 by epidemiological link), according to UN officials. Most of the cases are from...