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Not only has the Western hemisphere seen more than 1 million dengue fever cases in 2014, a multitude of countries are reporting seeing more than one serotype of the mosquito borne virus, eight countries...

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With newly reported indigenous chikungunya cases in Brazil and Colombia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) added the two South American countries to an updated travel notice today. According...

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Just days after the Brazil Ministry of Health reported their first locally acquired chikungunya cases in the northern region of Amapa, authorities in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia confirmed...

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The Brazilian Health Ministry reported Tuesday the first locally acquired, or indigenous chikungunya cases in Oiapoque municipality in the northern region of Amapa, bordering French Guiana (which has...

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While much attention has been given to the chikungunya outbreak in the Western hemisphere, and for good reason, another mosquito borne virus has infected and killed more people in the Americas so far in...

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A farmer from São José dos Quatro Marcos,  Mato Grosso, Brazil is the first case of cowpox in a person confirmed this year, according to Office of Agricultural Defense of Mato Grosso in a Globo.com...

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Brazil, the host of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup and the holder of the dubious title of “most dengue fever cases in the Americas”, has reported seven imported chikungunya cases during the...

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PRESS RELEASE The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is reminding people who plan to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which starts on 13 June in Brazil, to make sure they...

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With the 20th FIFA World Cup football tournament scheduled to commence in Brazil in less than a month (June 12), there are several health and safety concerns anytime you import 600,000 foreigners into...

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In response to the recent report from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), which showed a case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) confirmed in Mato Grosso, Brazil, the largest producer-only...