By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The State Department of Health in Mato Grosso do Sul state in central-west Brazil is reporting that 75 of the 79 cities in the state have reported a high incidence of dengue...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials have reported a total of 85 confirmed cases of measles in Argentina through the first week of December. Of this total, 83 were detected in Argentina...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As 2019 comes to a close, UN health officials say Brazil accounted for the vast majority of measles cases in the Americas region. Through December 12, Brazil reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the municipality of Serra in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil are reporting a 17 times increase in dengue fever cases in 2019 compared...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the Cayman Islands Public Health Department continue to report locally transmitted dengue fever cases, according to local media.  Three additional...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 UN health officials are now reporting nearly 3 million dengue fever cases in the Region of the Americas in 2019. According to the latest update, 2,950,824 total cases have...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Municipal health officials in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo state, Brazil are reporting a huge increase in dengue fever cases in 2019, according to a G1 Globo report...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Bolivian health officials confirmed this week the first case of human rabies in Cochabamba. The case is a 7-year-old girl in the southern part of the city, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Peru health officials reported yesterday that 81% of people living with HIV in the country have access to the free antiretroviral treatment provided by the Ministry...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil health authorities marked the end of the second phase of the Measles Vaccination Campaign Saturday, which began on Nov. 18. The campaign targeted young people...