During the first eight months of 2015, Colombian health officials have reported nearly 650 cases of Chagas disease, more than 330,000 chikungunya cases, more than 60,000 dengue fever cases and nearly 5,000...

  According to the Instituto Nacional de Salud in Colombia, there were more than 400 suspected meningitis cases reported in week 34 (Aug. 23-29); however, after discarding and ruling out cases, 245...

  The Haiti Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) (computer translated) reported the results of a survey today that reveals that about a quarter of children aged 6 to 15 years suffer...

Up to a dozen people are suspected of contracting the mosquito borne viral disease, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), in Darien province in eastern Panama, the Panama Health Ministry reports. One person...

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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS), a hospital and community health system located in Haiti’s rural Artibonite Valley founded in 1956 by Dr. Larry Mellon and his wife Gwen, has been awarded a $75,000...

The number of Brazilians who have died from severe dengue has hit 600, according to country health authorities. Of the 600, 360, or 60 percent of the fatalities are reported from the most populous state...

The number of cases of cholera in the nations of the island of Hispaniola are up in 2015 compared to the same period in 2014, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Wednesday. In Haiti,...

The number of cases of the mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya, has doubled in recent months as the virus reaches the entire south-southeast of the country. The Yucatan Times puts the case count...

A brand of infant formula made in Argentina was taken off the shelves after analysis of the product revealed the bacterium, Cronobacter sakazakii, a bacterium that can cause meningitis and septicemia,...

Officials with the Universidad Central de Venezuela reported to ProMed Mail late last week (computer translated) of a family of three from Yaguapita, Miranda state in northern Venezuela who contracted...