Five years ago I reported on how the US Public Health Service under the leadership of Dr. John Cutler conducted clearly unethical and dangerous syphilis experiments in Guatemala in the mid-40s. This...

In the course of one week, the number of suspected microcephaly cases in Brazil has risen by 640, from 1761 to 2401, and appears to be expanding to additional states in the country, the Brazilian Health...

An outbreak of gastroenteritis at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Guaynabo has prompted the postponement of trials and hearing for the rest of the week, according to an El Nueva Dia report...

While there were plenty a health warnings concerning the risks of infectious diseases for travelers  going to the 2014 FIFA World Cup last summer  in Brazil due to the risk of contracting dengue fever...

Since autochthonous, or locally-acquired cases of Zika virus infection were confirmed in Brazil earlier this year, health authorities in the country put the estimated number of cases between 440,000...

With the presence of autochthonous, or locally transmitted Zika virus infection in nine countries in South and Central America and Mexico in 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued...

Health officials in Rio de Janeiro kicked off a new health campaign on Tuesday to reinforce the alert tone to municipalities and the public to combat the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, and the viruses it...

The Secretariat of Health Surveillance (SVS) of the Brazil Ministry of Health now puts the total suspected cases of microcephaly at 1,761 identified in 422 municipalities in 14 Brazilian states. In addition,...

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We listed Venezuela as one of the countries with confirmed Zika virus infection last week, now the World Health Organization (WHO) offers more details on the situation in the South American country: On...

While there has been much attention given to the latest mosquito borne illness that arrived in the Western Hemisphere recently, Zika virus, it should be noted that today is the second anniversary on the...