By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health (MOH) is registering nearly a half-million coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases (498,440) through Saturday. Officials report...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Through Friday, Costa Rica health officials reported a total of 1022 confirmed cases, with an age range of zero to 89 years. There are 480 women and 542 men, of whom...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews While most of the attention on infectious diseases in Brazil is focused on the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the country (465,000 cases and 28,000 deaths), other...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, March 6, 2020, the first case of coronavirus in Peru was confirmed. As of May 28, 2020, 141,779 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed. Lima continues to be...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health recorded approximately 20,000 new coronavirus disease 2019 cases in the past 24 hours, eclipsing the 400,000 case mark with 411,821 through...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  Mexico health officials reported (computer translated) an additional 2,764 COVID-19 cases on Sunday and a record 3,329 additional cases on Saturday, bringing the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  Case counts Brazil’s Ministry of Health is now reporting 363,211 COVID-19 cases through Sunday evening, securing the country the spot as nation with the second...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that South America has now become an epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic. Here we’ll look at...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews COVID-19 Brazil’s Ministry of Health reported some 18,000 coronavirus disease 2019 cases in the past 24 hours, putting the rapidly rising epidemic total to 310,087,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies reports in a recent update that between January and 2 May 2020, a total of 42,710...