On this weeks episode of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, the entire hour was dedicated to the epidemic crisis going on in Venezuela. I was joined by infectious diseases pathologist and clinician...

This week, I had the opportunity to spend the whole hour on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show with a physician who is in the “belly of the beast” of Venezuela. In this segment of the...

In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak in Jamaica, local media report that Portfolio Minister Dr Christopher Tufton told Parliament this week that the number of dengue cases now stands at 1,166...

In a follow-up on a report early last month, Senior Medical Officer (SMO) for St Catherine, Dr Prosper Chen said that the parish recorded more than 520 notifications for dengue in the month of January...

Health officials in Panama are reporting an outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough in the Ngäbe Buglé region since mid-December, according to an El Siglo report (computer translated). To date, 81...

Omar Aray, director of the Anzoatiguense Health Institute (Saludanz), said that more than 300 people, mostly children, have entered several health centers in the metropolitan area of Anzoátegui state,...

In our continuing coverage on the hantavirus outbreak in Chubut Province of Patagonia in southern Argentina, the outbreak had prompted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a...

To the list of woes brought on by Venezuela’s economic and political turmoil, add one more: a crippled national vaccination program has resulted in record-high numbers in cases of measles, diphtheria...

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to report that laboratory testing at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed Dengue Type 3 in Antigua and Barbuda. The total...

Twelve confirmed human yellow fever cases have been reported in São Paulo State, including six fatalities, according to the PAHO. Cases have been reported in the municipalities of Eldorado (9 cases)...