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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...

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With a total of 1.4 million dengue fever cases in 2013 and the estimated 500,000 visitors arriving soon in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this summer, Brazilian health officials have released “The...

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As of this morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a yellow fever outbreak notice for certain areas of Brazil. Southern Brazil states like Rio Grande do Sul and Sao Paolo...