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...

The Puerto Rico Department of Health (Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) reported Wednesday (computer translated) that in epidemiological week 31, they reported 285, 284 suspected and 1 confirmed,...

The number of chikungunya cases in the Dominican Republic now stands at 429,000 as of Aug. 15, making it by far the country with the most people infected in the Western hemisphere, according to a Diario...

A resident of the capital district of Rio Abajo, Panama is the second autochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya case reported in the Central American country, according to a Prensa Latina report...

Just about a month after it was reported that a nine-year-old Costa Rican boy died from rabies after getting bit by a squirrel, the Ministry of Health confirmed yesterday that an 11-year-old Nicaraguan...

The Costa Rican Ministry of Health is requesting a hotel in the north where there are hot springs, to warn swimmers about the presence of a dangerous amoeba, Naegleria fowleri,  in its waters. This follows...

The Jamaica Ministry of Health has confirmed another four locally transmitted cases of Chikungunya, according to the Jamaican Information Service Wednesday. This brings the total number of confirmed...

Just one week after  Buenos Aires Health Minister Alejandro Collia issued a warning concerning the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, the Argentinian Health Ministry confirmed two chikungunya cases...

The Dominican Republic, a country that didn’t see the chikungunya virus until late March- early April this year, months after the first locally acquired cases were reported in the Western Hemisphere...

A anthrax outbreak among humans and livestock is being reported from the coastal town of Petit-Goâve southwest of the Haitian capital of  Port-au-Prince, according to a Haiti Libre report today. Based...