By Marcos Vinicius Malveira de Lima The number of confirmed cases of toxoplasmosis in Santa Maria, in the Central Region of Rio Grande do Sul, rose to 569, according to a report released Monday (June...

The number of chikungunya cases in reported in Rio de Janeiro state during the first quarter of 2018 is nearly triple the number seen during the same period last year, according to a G1.globo.com report...

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its partners have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitoes from drones as part of efforts to use a nuclear technique to suppress the insect that...

In 2017, four countries in the Region of the Americas—Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela—reported confirmed diphtheria cases. In 2018 as of epidemiological...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever vaccination campaign in Brazil, according to the Ministry of Health epidemiological bulletin published last week, the three states of Rio de Janeiro, Bahia and São...

The Brazil Ministry of Health updated on Wednesday (computer translated) the information passed by the state health departments on the situation of yellow fever in the country. During the monitoring...

The Brazil Ministry of Health (computer translated) will be extended yellow fever vaccination to the whole country we learned today. According to Health Minister, Ricardo Barros, vaccinations, which...

Health officials in the city of Camaçari in Bahia State, Brazil is reporting a nearly 500 percent increase in human Sporotrichosis cases, prompting calls to make the fungal mycosis a mandatory notifiable...

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging countries to vaccinate against measles to maintain its elimination in the Americas. Measles was declared eliminated...

Brazil is in the midst of a yellow fever outbreak, with the mosquito-borne virus reaching popular tourist destinations that do not normally see the disease. Since January 2018, 10 cases of yellow fever...