A man from Argentina’s Santa Fe province contracted anthrax and died after handling cowhides from some sick animals, according to an notification sent to  ProMed Mail Friday. The notice from a Buenos...

The Department of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health of Cordoba, Argentina has issued an alert warning the public of the risk of eating or buying pork meat from questionable sources that has not...

Approximately eight months after the first autochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya cases were reported for the first time in the Western Hemisphere on the island of St. Martin, the total number...

The Venezuela Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in the number of dengue fever cases during the past epidemiological week, according to an El Universal report Tuesday. The new data, published...

Recent locally acquired chikungunya cases reported in Venezuela and Costa Rica has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue notices for travelers going to these countries. As...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice Friday for El Salvador due to the chikungunya situation in the Central American country. The CDC reports as of July 12, 2014,...

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Haiti is set to vaccinate 200,000 people in three departments against cholera starting in August, with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The campaign...

Health officials on the Cayman Islands are reporting the first autochthonous chikungunya case in a patient from Bodden Town. The individual tested positive for the mosquito borne virus and has no history...

Costa Rican health officials are reporting a rare and tragic death of a nine-year-old boy due to being bitten by a rabies-infected squirrel, according to an Inside Costa Rica report Friday. The report...

Despite all the efforts the Dominican Republic Health Ministry have taken to get the chikungunya outbreak in the country under control, the number of cases continue to increase, and sometimes increase...