The northwestern Ecuadorian city of Esmeraldas has declared a state of emergency due to the spread of chikungunya, according to a Globedia report (computer translated). Esmeraldas mayor, Lenin Lara,...

An increase in cases of a new clinical form of the Latin American fungal disease, paracoccidioidomycosis, has triggered a “state of alert” in northeastern Argentina, according to a Primera...

While some countries in the Caribbeans have seen their chikungunya situation get under control, in fact Dominica declared their outbreak over earlier this week, some areas of South America are reporting...

A little over a year after the island nation of Dominica reported their first local transmission of chikungunya virus, the Ministry of Health and Environment has declared the Chikungunya epidemic officially...

An outbreak of aggressive herpes the city of Bocoyna in northern Mexico’s, Chihuahua state has affected at least 20 young children, according to an El Heraldo report (computer translated). The...

The chikungunya epidemic in the Western hemisphere has increased by 3,000 cases during the past week with the new tally at 1,247,000 since the first autochthonous cases were reported on the Caribbean island...

The National Epidemiology of Cuba is warning the public of the potential of a high incidence of Leptospirosis in some provinces during the month of March. In addition they warned that in all regions the...

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will be hosting a chikungunya consultation in Trinidad and Tobago next week to look at the complex challenges the mosquito borne virus has brought to the region. The...

While much of the Western hemisphere has slowed concerning new autochthonous cases of the mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya (CHIKV), one country is reporting significant numbers of CHIKV going...

A 40-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl are the first fatalities due to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) this year in the Baja California capital of Mexicali in 2015, according to a Mexican news...