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...

An outbreak of the parasitic infection, Chagas disease, has sickened a dozen people of the same family in the La Macarena municipality Febres Cordero, Merida state, in the Andean region of Venezuela,...

The Secretary of Health of Ceará (SESA) has confirmed at least 10 cases of Zika virus (ZikaV) in the state, according to a Globo report (computer translated). The information was released on Thursday...

The Peru Ministry of Health is looking at a mass rabies vaccination campaign for the 20,000 people who live in the Napo District, Maynas Province, Loreto region of the country after reporting the death...

For the third time in 2015, Bolivian health officials are reporting a human rabies fatality, this time in a 8-year-old girl from  the rural municipality of Portachuelo in the eastern Santa Cruz region. The...

After a dramatic decrease in dengue fever cases in 2014 when between some 600,000 cases were reported, Brazil has once again topped the one million mark in cases of the mosquito borne virus. As of June...

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One week after the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) advised travelers to Chile for the “Copa America Chile 2015” to ensure their vaccinations were up to date, the World Health Organization...

The Peru Ministry of Health has reported the first indigenous case of chikungunya fever in the country in a child from Zarumilla, Tumbes (computer translated). Health Minister Anibal Velásquez Valdivia...