Shortly after the Ministry of Health of St. Vincent and the Grenadines reported it was “bracing itself ” for a chikungunya outbreak around the time of World Health Day two weeks ago, the...

With a total of 1.4 million dengue fever cases in 2013 and the estimated 500,000 visitors arriving soon in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this summer, Brazilian health officials have released “The...

So far in the month of February, at least six children have perished to rabies in Amazonas region of Peru according to the Ministry of Health. The children range in age from 1 to 14 years of age and all...

As of this morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a yellow fever outbreak notice for certain areas of Brazil. Southern Brazil states like Rio Grande do Sul and Sao Paolo...

It has been reported by Stars and Stripes on Friday that 6 U.S. soldiers serving in Haiti during the relief effort after the devastating earthquake. One of the soldiers was so severely ill that he was...

A 63 year old Dominican Republic preacher has died as a result of meningococcal meningitis last week. He became infected in Haiti where he and members of his congregation went to help earthquake victims. He...

In a nation which even before the earthquake had health problems unimaginable for us in the United States, could turn out catastrophic in days to weeks to come. The country was already the poorest in the...