Just about a month after it was reported that a nine-year-old Costa Rican boy died from rabies after getting bit by a squirrel, the Ministry of Health confirmed yesterday that an 11-year-old Nicaraguan...

The Costa Rican Ministry of Health is requesting a hotel in the north where there are hot springs, to warn swimmers about the presence of a dangerous amoeba, Naegleria fowleri,  in its waters. This follows...

The Jamaica Ministry of Health has confirmed another four locally transmitted cases of Chikungunya, according to the Jamaican Information Service Wednesday. This brings the total number of confirmed...

Just one week after  Buenos Aires Health Minister Alejandro Collia issued a warning concerning the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, the Argentinian Health Ministry confirmed two chikungunya cases...

The Dominican Republic, a country that didn’t see the chikungunya virus until late March- early April this year, months after the first locally acquired cases were reported in the Western Hemisphere...

A anthrax outbreak among humans and livestock is being reported from the coastal town of Petit-Goâve southwest of the Haitian capital of  Port-au-Prince, according to a Haiti Libre report today. Based...

The number of imported and locally acquired chikungunya cases continue their slow rise in Venezuela, according to a El Universal report Tuesday. General Office of Environmental Health chief, Jesus Toro...

With imported cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya reported from several of Argentina’s neighbors, it prompted health officials in Buenos Aires province to issue an alert over the viral...

The Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) in Haiti issued a statement concerning the risks Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and yellow fever given disease outbreaks occurring in Africa and South America...

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...