In an update to the anthrax outbreak reported earlier this week in Morropón Province, Piura Region in Peru, the latest figures from the Health Network Morropón-Chulucanas shows the number of cases...

In the town of La Encantada in the northwestern region of Piura, health officials are investigating dozens of cutaneous anthrax cases linked to infected cattle, according to a RPP Noticias report (computer...

Dozens of workers at the Taveras dam in Santiago province, Dominican Republic have contracted the serious fungal disease, histoplasmosis, in which three people have lost their lives. The workers were...

Panamanian officials say a border agent who worked near the Colombia border has died due the mosquito borne viral disease, Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE), according to a local media report (computer...

During the first eight months of 2015, Colombian health officials have reported nearly 650 cases of Chagas disease, more than 330,000 chikungunya cases, more than 60,000 dengue fever cases and nearly 5,000...

  According to the Instituto Nacional de Salud in Colombia, there were more than 400 suspected meningitis cases reported in week 34 (Aug. 23-29); however, after discarding and ruling out cases, 245...

  The Haiti Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) (computer translated) reported the results of a survey today that reveals that about a quarter of children aged 6 to 15 years suffer...

Up to a dozen people are suspected of contracting the mosquito borne viral disease, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), in Darien province in eastern Panama, the Panama Health Ministry reports. One person...

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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS), a hospital and community health system located in Haiti’s rural Artibonite Valley founded in 1956 by Dr. Larry Mellon and his wife Gwen, has been awarded a $75,000...

The number of Brazilians who have died from severe dengue has hit 600, according to country health authorities. Of the 600, 360, or 60 percent of the fatalities are reported from the most populous state...