More than 5 years ago on January 12, 2010, a powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean island of Haiti less than 20 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince, which resulted in a death toll...

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Over 750 victims have sued The Rockefeller Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...

The number of chikungunya cases in the Americas increased by more than 32,000 autochthonous during the past week with the vast majority of the news cases being reported from two countries. Colombia, which...

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Just a week after reports were released concerning an increase of locally-transmitted vivax malaria in Rio de Janeiro State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that 5...

The number of dengue fever cases in Brazil has nearly five-fold since this time in February, according to newly released data from the Pan American Health Organization today. The UN agency put the dengue...

Health officials in the municipality of Barbosa in Sao Paolo state, Brazil have reported a rare outbreak of human Q fever, according to a Jornal Dia a Dia report (computer translated). The bacterial...

At least 79 confirmed chikungunya cases have been reported in the Mexican Pacific coast state of Guerrero, according to a El Universal report. More than 70 percent of the cases in the state have been reported...

A group of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) will arrive in Havana on  Sunday, Mar. 22 to analyze the possible validation of Cuba as the first country in the world to eliminate syphilis...

“Two cases of Chikungunya have been confirmed in St. Martin following testing at the specialist laboratory in Marseille that returned positive results to Agence Régional de Santé (ARS) on December...

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Brazil is experiencing an increase in locally transmitted malaria in the state of Rio de Janeiro, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Brazil reports approximately 6 cases...