A brand of infant formula made in Argentina was taken off the shelves after analysis of the product revealed the bacterium, Cronobacter sakazakii, a bacterium that can cause meningitis and septicemia,...

Officials with the Universidad Central de Venezuela reported to ProMed Mail late last week (computer translated) of a family of three from Yaguapita, Miranda state in northern Venezuela who contracted...

Following multiple reports of malaria among US travelers returning from the Dominican Republic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding travelers to most areas of the country...

A presence of a highly antibiotic resistant microorganism in patients in a Brazilian intensive care unit has prompted the isolation of 30 beds, according to Brazil media (computer translated). The Hospital...

Puerto Rican health officials are reporting three confirmed and two suspected cases of malaria in students who traveled to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic as part of a graduation celebration, according...

Health officials in Brazil are giving the public just one more reason to avoid mosquito bites and eliminate breeding sites–the risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). The Superintendent of Epidemiological...

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Dominica has been certified free of measles and mumps by the World Health Organisation. The Hon. Health Minister was presented with the award by Regional Director of the World Health Organisation, Dr....

The number of dengue fever cases in Brazil have increased by approximately 200,000 cases in the past month, according to new data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Friday. As of June 12,...

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The Republic of Panama was certified as free of Rubella and Congenital Rubella, by the World Health Organization and the Pan American Health Organization PAHO / WHO Health, according to a Panama Health...

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In late March, the World Health Organization (WHO) sent a group of experts to determine if Cuba has eliminated congenital HIV and syphilis. Today, they announced Cuba became the first country in the world...