Less than two months after issuing a travel notice for Brazil because of the dengue fever outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued another because of a different mosquito...

One month after Brazilian media reported on a number of Zika virus infections in Bahia state and elsewhere, the Dominican Republic news source, El Nueve Diario (computer translated) is reporting the first...

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The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging travelers to the 2015 Americas Cup, scheduled for June 11 to July 4 in Chile, to ensure they are protected from vaccine-preventable...

After reports of suspected Zika virus infections in Brazil, the Jamaican government has taken notice and will incorporate the mosquito borne virus into the country’s vector control and education...

While compared to 2014, the dengue epidemic in Brazil this year is dramatically worse as Ministry of Health officials say the 845,900 cases of dengue as of May 9 shows an increase of 155 percent. However,...

Following a plethora of reports one week ago concerning possible adverse events due to vaccines that killed two children in Chiapas, Mexico, the results of an investigation performed by the Mexican Institute...

Following reports of suspected Zika virus reported in Brazil, the health ministries of several Caribbean countries have issued advisories for the mosquito borne viral disease. On Thursday, the Jamaica...

Locally acquired chikungunya (CHIKV) were first detected in the Western hemisphere in December 2013 on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin  and since then, 1,428,549 suspected and confirmed autochthonous...

It has been well documented that Brazil is facing a serious dengue fever situation in 2015 with more than 750,000 cases of the viral disease reported as of May 8, with all four dengue strains being seen. In...

The number of autochthonous chikungunya (CHIKV)cases reported in Colombia grew by another 10,000+ cases during the past week as the country total closes in on 300,000 total cases. The Pan American Health...