Jamaica has reported it 1st fatality linked to the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to a report in the Jamaica Observer Tuesday. The report states that a  a third year English student from...

Not only has the Western hemisphere seen more than 1 million dengue fever cases in 2014, a multitude of countries are reporting seeing more than one serotype of the mosquito borne virus, eight countries...

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Thursday pledged US$50 million ahead of the “Haiti: Clean water, Improved sanitation, Better health” conference and called on donors and other partners to...

The province of Los Santos in Panama has reported another case of hantavirus, this one in the Tonosi district, according to a Dia a Dia report (computer translated). The patient, a 24-year-old woman from...

The number of autochthonous, or locally transmitted chikungunya cases in Puerto Rico increased by 895 during the week ending Oct. 3, according to data released by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). The...

The Ecuador Ministry of Health has reported the first travel associated chikungunya case in an individual who recently returned from a trip to Colombia, according to a Pam Am Post report Friday. The patient,...

Local transmission of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, has been detected in the Cayman Islands, according to the Mosquito Research & Control Unit this week. According to Alan Wheeler, Assistant...

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Delegates to the 53rd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) were briefed Wednesday on the Ebola in West Africa and chikungunya in the Americas, both rapidly spreading epidemics...

The Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri (IPK) of Cuba warned of the presence in a Havana neighborhood of invasive and exotic species of mollusk known as the African giant snail, which is the main...

Two more people are hospitalized with hantavirus infection in Los Santos province of Panama, bringing the total cases to 62 this year, according to a La Prensa report (computer translated). The report...