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The number of microcephaly cases in Brazil has skyrocketed in the past few days as the Brazilian Health Ministry (computer translated) put the tally as of Nov. 28 at 1,248 suspected cases. Cases of the congenital...

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A state of emergency has been declared in northeast Brazil’s Pernambuco state due to the proliferation of the viruses, dengue, Zika and chikungunya in the region, all transmitted by the Aedes aegypti...

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In a follow-up to the surge of microcephaly cases in northeast Brazil and the source of the massive increase in cases, Brazil health officials believe that have confirmed the relationship between the neurological...

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Just a little over a week after the report of the first imported Zika virus infection in Mexico, health authorities have confirmed the first autochthonous, locally acquired cases of the mosquito borne...

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More than 2 million dengue fever cases have been reported in the Western hemisphere through mid-November, according to the Pan American Health Organization, and three quarters of the cases are from Brazil. 1,500,000...

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In an update on the massive increases of the condition, microcephaly, in northeast Brazil, Brazilian health officials now put the tally at 739 suspected cases of microcephaly, identified in 160 municipalities...

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Infections transmitted by the Aedes mosquito have spread significantly in Colombia, including dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika virus. The Instituto Nacional de Salud, or the Colombia National Institutes...

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A 26-year-old man from Queretaro has become Mexico’s first imported Zika virus case, according to Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion, Pablo Kuri at a press conference. The man...

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In a follow-up to a report on the unusual increases of microcephaly in Pernambuco state, Brazil, several additional states are reporting unexpected increase in the number of newborns with microcephaly,...

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Human infection with the mosquito borne Zika virus (ZIKV) has been reported in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands and more recently, in Latin America and the Caribbean. Indonesia has...