The number of two mosquito borne diseases have been growing in recent weeks, putting the 2014 numbers above what was seen last year. The Venezuelan Health Ministry has been seeing more than 2,000 dengue...

Guatemala has become the second Central American country (El Salvador has reported more than 16,000 cases) as health officials have reported their first cases since the epidemic hit the Western hemisphere...

The number of autochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya cases increased by more than 50,000, according to new data published by the Pan American Health Organization Friday. The new tally stands...

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The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging member countries that have mosquitoes that transmit dengue and chikungunya to step up their vector-control efforts and...

A dengue outbreak has hit the city of Nuevo Laredo in the State of Tamaulipas, across the Rio Grande from the US city of Laredo, Texas, according to a RSOE EDIS report today. It is reported that at...

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Medicines to treat one million people – or nearly one in 10 Haitians – have arrived at Direct Relief’s warehouse in Port-au-Prince as the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continues to spread throughout...

The number of chikungunya cases in Jamaica has grown by three, the Ministry of Health said Thursday. According to a Jamaica Observer report, there is now a total of 24 cases of the mosquito borne virus...

While much attention has been given to the chikungunya outbreak in the Western hemisphere, and for good reason, another mosquito borne virus has infected and killed more people in the Americas so far in...

The Jamaica Ministry of Health announced the confirmation of four new locally acquired chikungunya cases on the island, bring the total cases, imported and autochthonous, to 21, according to a Jamaica...

The number of chikungunya cases reported in the Western hemisphere increased by some 70,000 cases from last week, according to data released  by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today. The...