Bat bites are being linked to a surge in rabies fatalities among indigenous Peruvians in native Achuar villages near the Morona river basin, according to a Yahoo Noticias report (computer translated). Governor...

Dengvaxia manufacturer, the first dengue vaccine, Sanofi Pasteur announced that El Salvador has secured regulatory approval for the vaccine making it the fourth country to do so in the past two months. Dengvaxia...

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Brazilian health authorities have notified the  PAHO/WHO of an increase of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) recorded at the national level. Data from the hospital-based surveillance system reveal that,...

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French health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two cases of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) in the Caribbean island of Martinique. Both cases tested positive for Zika virus. Details...

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday said that the current Zika virus case count in the country now stands at more than 25,600, 3,177 pregnant women affected by the mosquito borne virus,...

Health authorities in Chile are reporting the first imported Zika virus infection case in a man who arrived from Colombia, according to a Globo.com report (computer translated). The patient is currently...

A Colombian man has been diagnosed with co-infections of three mosquito borne viruses transmitted by the Aedes vector, dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika, according to a study published in the Journal...

US federal health officials with the Atlanta-based, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a special travel alert for travelers to Mexico next week to see Pope Francis next week. The...

Fiocruz, a body linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, found the presence of active Zika virus (with potential to cause infection) in saliva and urine samples, according to a Oswaldo Cruz Foundation...

The Puerto Rican government declared a public health emergency due to the Zika virus after Governor Alejandro García Padilla signed an executive order Friday, according to a Diario de Puerto Rico report...