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,...

The Colombia Health Ministry confirmed Friday the first cases of the mosquito borne viral infection, Zika fever in the country, according to an El Espectador report (computer translated). Deputy Minister...

Officials with the Venezuelan Society of Public Health said recently in a forum that the number of malaria cases in the country has reached epidemic proportions, according to a El Universal report (computer...

A Red Alert has been issued in several municipalities in Haiti after a surge of cholera cases have been reported, according to a La Estrella report (computer translated). The outbreak, reported in the...

A pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak in the Frontino municipality of Colombia , located in the subregion West of the department of Antioquia, has sickened at least five and killed one newborn, according...

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center congratulate President Enrique Peña Nieto and the people of Mexico for eliminating onchocerciasis (river blindness) within its borders, as verified...