Earlier this week, Brazil health officials reported 141 suspected cases of microcephaly in 44 municipalities in Pernambuco state in Northeast Brazil during the past four months. In a typical year, 10 cases...

In a follow-up to a story on a suspect Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a Brazilian man who returned from Guinea, health officials report (computer translated) that the first Ebola test was negative; however,...

In February 2014, the public health authorities of Chile confirmed the first case of indigenous transmission of infection by Zika virus in Easter Island (Chile). The virus was reported through June of...

A Brazilian man who recently returned from the last country currently reporting Ebola, Guinea, is being tested and monitored for the lethal viral disease, according to the Ministry of Health today (computer...

After denying the presence of Zika virus in the country, Deputy Health Minister Eduardo Espinoza stated that they are investigating nine suspect cases, according to a La Página report (computer translated). Espinoza...

The number of dengue fever infections in the Western hemisphere has topped the 2 million case mark, nearly doubling the totals of all recent years with the exception of 2013 when about 2.4 million cases...

Three weeks ago, the Colombia Health Ministry confirmed the first cases of local transmission of Zika virus in the country. This has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue...

In a follow-up to a report three weeks ago concerning the ongoing malaria epidemic in Venezuela, health officials now have put the case tally in the epidemic to 105,757, according to a local media report...

Up to 176 travelers from the UK and Canada contracted the parasitic infection, Cyclosporiasis, while on holiday in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico this summer, according to Eurosurveillance report...

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) released an epidemiological update on indigenous circulation of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since first seen in 2014 on Friday. In February 2014,...