The director of the National Eradication Service Vector-Borne Diseases says that the vector for parasitic disease, Chagas disease, is being found with more frequency in cities and urban areas, setting...

The number of cases of the newly introduced mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, as expected, is growing at a rapid rate in Haiti. The latest official tally from the Haitian Ministry of Health from May...

The Panama Ministry of Health (MOH), through their surveillance system, have detected two imported cases of chikungunya fever, according to an MOH press release today (computer translated). The first...

Health officials on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts has said the number of confirmed chikungunya cases is now up to 20. Acting Chief Environmental health Officer Alexander Riley made the announcement Tuesday...

The Venezuelan Ministry of Health has confirmed that during the first 19 weeks of 2014, the country has recorded  28,153 cases of malaria, according to a El Universal report Tuesday. According to the...

Health officials in Miranda State are reporting the first case of leptospirosis in a patient from the municipality of Cristóbal Rojas, according to an El Universal report Monday (computer translated). The...

Specialists at the University Teaching Hospital (HEU) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras say they have confirmed three chikungunya cases in recent hours, according to a El Herado report Friday (computer translated). The...

With the 20th FIFA World Cup football tournament scheduled to commence in Brazil in less than a month (June 12), there are several health and safety concerns anytime you import 600,000 foreigners into...

The number of dengue fever cases in the South American country has increased by 37 percent in 2014, as compared to the same period in 2013, according to an El Universal report Wednesday. During the first...

In a follow up to a report Saturday where it was asked, “How bad is it in Haiti?” concerning chikungunya, we are starting to see how quickly the mosquito borne virus is spreading on the island...