The Brazil Ministry of Health reported that as of October 1, there are 1,935 measles cases confirmed throughout the country. In Amazonas, there are 1,525, and in Roraima, 330. All are related to importation. The...

Health authorities of the state of Chiapas, on the southernmost tip of Mexico, are reporting a large number of dengue fever cases, prompting a health alert in the area, according to a El Siglo de Torreon...

Bartonella are bacteria that cause endocarditis, a potentially life-threatening illness in humans and domestic animals. In Latin America, common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus) are frequently infected...

In a follow-up on the invasive disease due to Streptococcus pyogenes situation in Argentina, additional fatalities have been reported, according to the Boletín Integrado de Vigilancia from the Ministry...

The Honduras Ministry of Health reported recently (computer translated) that more than 5,000 mumps cases have been seen in the country this year to date. The most affected municipalities include Cortés,...

At least 63 confirmed cases of malaria have been notified in the last four weeks in the epidemiological surveillance system, 75 percent of which correspond to the focus located in neighborhoods of Santo...

The Brazil Ministry of Health reported last week that as of September 10, there are 1,673 confirmed measles cases nationwide. In Amazonas, there are 1,326, and in Roraima, 301. Another 7,812 remain...

In a follow-up on the measles and polio vaccination campaign in Brazil, more than 10 million children from one to less than five years old were vaccinated with 20.8 million doses of polio and measles. However,...

Officials with The Epidemiology Department of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) issued a statement indicating that from Aug 26 through Sep 9, five cases of invasive disease due to Streptococcus...

Officials with the Ministry of Health in Sonora are reporting two suspect melioidosis cases in siblings from Huasabas who died, according to a local media account (computer translated). Samples collected...