The Carter Center and The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) announced an exciting new partnership to support the Carter Center’s innovative disease elimination efforts in the Americas. GLIDE,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated a previous travel notice on dengue fever in the Americas this week. Dengue is an ongoing risk in many parts of Central...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 During the first six weeks of 2021, Brazil has reported 54 confirmed cases of measles. 250 suspected cases have been reported, of which 54 (22%) were confirmed, 35 (14%) were...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In the first 54 days of 2021 alone, Acre registered 1,683 cases of dengue, according to the Department of Health Surveillance of the State Department of Health (Sesacre). Another...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Today, El Salvador became the first country in Central America to be awarded a certification of malaria elimination by the World Health Organization (WHO). “Malaria has afflicted...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Cuban Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud Pública de la República de Cuba) announced today that a polio vaccination campaign will begin Monday. From February 22 to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Brazil Ministry of Health is now reporting 10,139,148 confirmed cases of  COVID-19, topping the 10 million case mark on Thursday, making it the third country to hit that...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Paraguay Ministry of Health reported today that approximately 700 dengue fever notifications a week to date, prompting calls for the public to eliminate breeding sites and...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Chile, a total of 2,818,147 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 through Friday. 1,706,483 adults over 65 have been inoculated, according to data provided by the Department...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health (Minsa) projects that by July of this year there will be enough vaccines against COVID-19 to apply to 61% of the elderly residents in the country, informed...