By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Of the nearly 3,000 measles cases reported in the western hemisphere in 2019 to date, three-quarters of the cases were reported from the United States and Brazil...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Governor of Anzoátegui state, in the northeastern region of Venezuela, Antonio Barreto Sira says malaria cases have doubled in the state as more than 10,000 patients...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reiterated the travel notice for Venezuela due to a breakdown of the health infrastructure. They recommend that...

In February this year, a consortium of five global health organizations reported over 1.3 million malaria cases during 2018, much higher than numbers produced by the Venezuelan Ministry of Health and...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In an update on the diphtheria outbreak in Venezuela, the outbreak that began three years ago is ongoing. According to data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)...

Health officials in Trinidad and Tobago are reporting that the majority of malaria cases reported so far this year are in Venezuelans, according to a Trinidad Express report earlier this week. Health...

Another April 25 has come and gone and the observance of World Malaria Day reveals that progress has essentially stalled in the battle against the vector-borne parasitic disease. The World Health Organization...

Vaccine-preventable diseases have not just returned, but surged in crisis hit Venezuela, according to new research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious...

In February, I reported on malaria numbers in Venezuela compiled by a consortium of five global health organizations, which at that time estimated that the country has seen more than 1.3 million malaria...

This morning, I was a guest for a segment on the Venezuela health and outbreak crisis on the Captain’s America: Third Watch with Capt. Matt Bruce. During the ~7-8 minute segment, I discussed the...