Health officials in Trinidad and Tobago are reporting that the majority of malaria cases reported so far this year are in Venezuelans, according to a Trinidad Express report earlier this week. Health...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In Brazil, the Agricultural Defense Secretariat of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply reports (computer translated) the confirmation of an atypical case of Bovine...

By Robert Herriman   @bactiman63 The number of dengue fever cases in Honduras has exploded in 2019 with the numbers as of May 11 topping the total for all of 2018. Year-to-date, Honduras has reported...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a report from April, the World Health Assembly approved last week, the designation of a World Chagas Disease Day–A day which aims to raise public awareness...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Monday that two additional countries have been certified as malaria-free–Algeria and Argentina. Algeria is the second country...

Two people from Villa Urquiza have contracted botulism and health officials have linked it to consumption of hummus, according to a Perfil report (computer translated). According to the report, the packaged...

Santa Catarina State, Brazil health officials are reporting (computer translated) a human rabies death in 58-year-old woman from Gravatal over the weekend. This is the first human rabies case in the state...

St Lucia health officials report a confirmed measles case onboard a cruise ship that entered the ports on Tuesday. At that time, a decision was made to quarantine the ship after determining one female...

Mayaro virus (MAYV) — which can cause fever, joint aches, muscle pains, headache, eye pain, rash, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea — first was isolated from the blood of five symptomatic workers in Mayaro...

The number of dengue fever cases in the Americas in 2019 to date–North, Central and South America and the Caribbean islands–has nearly quadrupled the number of cases reported during the same...