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...

Brazil is experiencing one the worst droughts ever due to a multitude of reasons- Inadequate water management, increased urbanization, deforestation and low rainfall levels during “rainy season”. Malay...

Health officials in King County, Washington say they have confirmed a measles infection in an adult international traveler who was in King County during the contagious period. According to a Seattle Times...

The capital city of Brazil, Brasilia has seen it’s first autochthonous, or locally acquired case of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to a UOL Notícias report today (comuter translated). In...

Health officials in AM are reporting an outbreak of Chagas disease, in which up to 18 cases may be involved, according to a Globo report (computer translated). It is suspected that the parasitic outbreak...

While the United States has reported in excess of 2,000 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases this year as of the beginning of December and over 40,000 cases since the mosquito borne virus was first seen in...

A neonatal intensive care unit in a hospital in the southern Brazil state of Rio Grande do Sul has been temporarily closed due to an outbreak of enterovirus, which has sickened eight newborns, according...

Exactly one year after the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, made its first appearance in the Western hemisphere as a locally acquired infection in the French Quarter section of the Caribbean island of...

After recording 2,386,836 dengue fever cases in 2013, the nations of the Western hemisphere have seen a significant decrease in cases of the mosquito borne disease with five epidemiological weeks left...