Since the beginning of 2017, six countries and territories of the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, and Peru. The number...

The Brazilian Ministry of Health is calling on the public to take actions to prevent mosquito bites and the proliferation of the mosquito vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya. The call...

The State of Rio registered 36,102 cases of chikungunya in the period from January to November 13 this year, according to a G1 Globo report (computer translated). Of these patients, 16 died with complications...

Through the first week in November 2018, a total of 446,150 cases of dengue were reported (incidence of 45.9 cases per 100,000 population), including 240 deaths, according to UN officials. 171,123 were...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Nov. 10 through Nov. 16: 5. Measles outbreak in Thailand: More than 1,500 cases in the South The measles outbreak in the southern provinces...

The action will urgently address 34 municipalities in the Amazon Region that have concentrated around 80% of Brazil’s malaria cases. The Amazon Region will receive from the Ministry of Health...

The period of greatest transmission of yellow fever is from December to March. Metropolitan regions of Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerias and São Paulo are among the areas at risk of infection, Brazil health...

Brazil’s Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying from the diseases in question. Bacteria...

The State Department of Public Health (Sespa) confirmed on Sunday that a family of seven from Curralinho, Marajó contracted the parasitic infection, Chagas disease, after comsuming contaminated acai The...

Zika virus has been detected in dead monkeys found in Brazil near São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo State, and Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The animals had been shot or beaten to death by locals who...