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...

There has been about 70,000 probable and confirmed dengue fever cases reported to date in the Western hemisphere and Brazil accounts for two out of three cases, according to the latest data from the Pan...

An outbreak of the gastrointestinal disease, shigellosis has sickened hundreds in the northern port cities of Iquique and Antofagasta in Chile, according to an El Ciudadano report (computer translated). Health...

A foreign traveler in Brazil has contracted the serious mosquito-borne virus, yellow fever (YF), according to a Brazil Ministry of Health press release (computer translated). Although many details of...

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Recent measles outbreaks in the United States and Brazil suggest that immunization rates in some areas have dropped below levels needed to prevent the spread of cases imported into the Americas, Pan American...