Chagas disease is a parasitic disease caused by Trypanosoma cruzi. It is found mainly in endemic areas of 21 Latin American countries where infection is transmitted mostly by vectors to humans by contact...

Officials with the Government of Chubut in the Patagonia region of southern Argentina is reporting an unprecedented hantavirus outbreak. According to the latest numbers (computer translated), 24 cases...

The Jamaican Government announced this week that 123 dengue case reports (suspected, presumed and confirmed) were reported in Dec. 2018, prompting officials to allocate an additional $250 million to support...

Los Santos province, on the Azuero Peninsula of Panama reported an increase in hantavirus cases in 2018, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) Disease Outbreak News release today. In 2018, of...

At least a dozen countries in the Western hemisphere reported an increase in dengue fever cases nationally or in parts of the country, including Paraguay. In 2018, more than 31,000 total dengue cases,...

A five-year-old boy died Saturday in a Santo Domingo hospital from rabies, the fourth such case of the year in the Dominican Republic, according to a El Comercio report (computer translated). The child,...

The Tocantins State Department of Health in Central Brazil is reporting 14 confirmed Chagas disease cases after a family consumes contaminated juice in Aparecida do Rio Negro, according to a Globo.com...

Uruguay health officials reported the first human leishmaniasis case in a minor from Salta, according to a news release Wednesday (computer translated). The sandfly vector was first found in the country...

Since the beginning of 2017, six countries and territories of the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, and Peru. The number...

Health officials have issued a health alert for Epuyén, Chubut province after five hantavirus cases were reported, including one fatality. According to a Filo.com report (computer translated), the patients...