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The number of dengue fever cases in Brazil has nearly five-fold since this time in February, according to newly released data from the Pan American Health Organization today. The UN agency put the dengue...

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Health officials in the municipality of Barbosa in Sao Paolo state, Brazil have reported a rare outbreak of human Q fever, according to a Jornal Dia a Dia report (computer translated). The bacterial...

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“Two cases of Chikungunya have been confirmed in St. Martin following testing at the specialist laboratory in Marseille that returned positive results to Agence Régional de Santé (ARS) on December...

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Brazil is experiencing an increase in locally transmitted malaria in the state of Rio de Janeiro, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Brazil reports approximately 6 cases...

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In 2014, there were more than 1.5 million suspected and confirmed dengue fever cases in the Western hemisphere, including nearly 700 deaths. During the first two months of 2015, the dengue case tally has...

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An increase in cases of a new clinical form of the Latin American fungal disease, paracoccidioidomycosis, has triggered a “state of alert” in northeastern Argentina, according to a Primera...

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In a report submitted this week to the World Organization for Animal Health (commonly known by its French acronym “OIE”), the government of South Korea reports that the 77 outbreaks of foot...

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There has been about 70,000 probable and confirmed dengue fever cases reported to date in the Western hemisphere and Brazil accounts for two out of three cases, according to the latest data from the Pan...

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A foreign traveler in Brazil has contracted the serious mosquito-borne virus, yellow fever (YF), according to a Brazil Ministry of Health press release (computer translated). Although many details of...

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Recent measles outbreaks in the United States and Brazil suggest that immunization rates in some areas have dropped below levels needed to prevent the spread of cases imported into the Americas, Pan American...