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The Americas region has become the first in the world to be declared free of endemic transmission of rubella, a contagious viral disease that can cause multiple birth defects as well as fetal death when...

Venezuela has reported a 66.9 per cent increase in malaria cases recently, according to a informe21.com report (computer translated), with nearly one quarter of the cases being the serious strain, Plasmodium...

The mosquito borne viral diseases of dengue fever and chikungunya are skyrocketing in some countries of South America this year. Of the 554,890 dengue fever cases in the Americas reported to date in...

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Puerto Rico has the lowest incidence rate of new lung cancer compared with all other races and ethnic groups in the United States, according to a study published last week in the Centers for Disease Control...

Health officials with the Provincial Epidemiological Surveillance System are reporting 50 confirmed cases of leptospirosis in Santa Fe province during the first quarter of 2015, according to an El Litoral...

Brazil has called up the Army, bot not for your typical war, its a war on the mosquito borne virus, dengue fever, which has seen a 240 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Officials...

After days of speculation and suspicion on the condition of the 28-year-old Peruvian striker since being hospitalized last Saturday, it is now confirmed that Paolo Guerrero has been diagnosed with dengue...

The chikungunya epidemic in the Americas continues to be fueled by activity in Colombia, which accounted for the vast majority of news suspected and confirmed cases reported by UN health agencies this...

More than 5 years ago on January 12, 2010, a powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean island of Haiti less than 20 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince, which resulted in a death toll...

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Over 750 victims have sued The Rockefeller Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...