First it was malaria and diphtheria, now in Venezuela’s Bolivar state measles has reared it’s ugly head. According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), between the last week of...

First is was malaria, then it was diphtheria, now health officials in Venezuela are reporting an outbreak of measles, according to El Carabobeno report (computer translated). The vaccine-preventable viral...

While details on infectious disease outbreaks remain sketchy with little information coming out of the Venezuelan Ministry of Health, the Venezuelan Society of Public Health has been putting out unofficial...

In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in Venezuela this year, according to a statement from the Venezuelan Society of Public Health Network, the local transmission case tally has grown to 200,000 through...

Venezuela has not seen a case of the vaccine preventable disease, diphtheria, in some 24 years until 2016. Media accounts have put the number of diphtheria cases in Bolivar state, near the borders of Brazil...

In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic situation in Venezuela, the president of the Medical Federation of Venezuela (FMV), Douglas Leon Natera said Monday that the country recorded more than 180,000 cases...

In a follow-up to a report last week about the resurgence of the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, in Venezuela’s Bolivar state, local media report some astounding information on how bad the...

The governor of Bolivar state, Venezuela, Francisco Rangel Gómez confirmed this week that there are 13 cases of diphtheria in the town of San Antonio, Sifontes municipality, according to a El Diario...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this month concerning the malaria epidemic in Venezuela, the organization, Observatorio Venezolano de la Salud (OVS) estimates the number of cases by the end of 2016...

In 2015, Venezuela saw a record number of malaria cases with 136,402, the most reported in 75 years, since reliable records have been kept in the country. However, the situation is much worse in the South...