According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report Thursday, a human infection with Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus (A(H1N2)v) has been reported in an individual in Brazil. The patient is a 22-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Bolivia Ministry of Health reported 1,439 additional COVID-19 cases today, bringing the country total to 42,984. Today, Santa Cruz registered 528 new infections,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chile health authorities reported 2,462 new COVID-19 cases in the past day, bringing the outbreak total to 301,019, now the 6th highest COVID-19 outbreak in the world...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Peru Ministry of Health (Minsa) reports in an update today that the country COVID-19 case count has topped 300,000. As of July 5, 2020, 302,718 positive COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazilian health officials report that as of Saturday, 1,577,004 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported with the additional 37,923 registered in the last 24 hours. Authorities...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Haitian health officials have reported 20 confirmed diphtheria cases, including 4 deaths through the end of April this year. 46.4% have been reported in the age group...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil increased by nearly 34,000 putting the total confirmed case count in the country to 1,402,041. This includes 790,040 people...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Through the first week of June, Costa Rica health officials have recorded 3,729 total dengue fever cases. This compares with 1,564 cases during the same period in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Brazil reported an additional 38,693 COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total cases to 1,313,667. More than 700,000 people have recovered and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, Brazil health authorities reported 46,860 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the country total to 1,274,974 confirmed cases. 697,526 people have recovered...