By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Costa Rica, the National Vaccination and Epidemiology Commission (CNVE) indicated that immunosuppressed people are included within the population to be vaccinated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Minister of Health, Enrique Paris, reported that “763 new cases are reported, with a positivity of 1.23% in the last 24 hours nationwide with 61,188 exams,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews After reports of three COVID-19 fatalities and some 500 hospitalizations Thursday, Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness is instituting a 7-day lockdown on the island...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pernambuco State Health Department (SES-PE) is reporting a significant increase in the number chikungunya cases during the first seven months of 2021. As of July...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Anzoátegui State Governor, Antonio Barreto Sira said Saturday (computer translated) there is a salmonella outbreak in the state. He notes 571 cases of salmonellosis are registered...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The State Department of Health (Sesa) in Ceará state in northeastern Brazil has confirmed the first measles case in 16 months. The case, a 3-year-old child, was reported in July...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 This week, Health Surveillance of Camaquã in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil issued an alert for yellow fever in the interior of the municipality. Four dead howler monkeys...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the African Swine fever (ASF) situation in the Dominican Republic, Country agriculture officials reported this week the disease that affects pigs was detected in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health has reported a 280 percent drop in dengue fever cases during the first half of the year. Since the beginning of 2021, health authorities...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Argentina Ministry of Health reports that health authorities of the City of Buenos Aires reported two confirmed cases of Delta variant with no known epidemiological link with...