By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice last week for the Dominican Republic due to a diphtheria outbreak. We reported last month...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The head of Epidemiology with the Panama Ministry of Health, Leonardo Labrador, reports that cases of malaria in the country are increased during the beginning of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Brazil Ministry of Health, the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has already reached 29.8% of the eligible population in Brazil. There are 47.6...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Strategic actions to combat the malaria-transmitting mosquito are being intensified in the Yanomami Special Indigenous Sanitary District (DSEI). The district drew...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A series of autopsies performed in an infectious disease hospital in the Brazilian Amazon reveals that infections by the Histoplasma fungus are a major cause of death...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health of the Province of Buenos Aires together with the Ministry of Health of the Nation of Argentina recently reported a confirmed case of human...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chilean officials report five cases of pulmonary aspergillosis, an infection associated with the coronavirus that would affect patients who were connected to mechanical...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews From the beginning of the year through May 8, Brazilian health officials have recorded 25,807 total chikungunya cases. These numbers correspond a decrease of 22.6%...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) announced Friday that more than one million people in Latin America and the Caribbean have died from COVID-19, reaching...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the state of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil is reporting a 147 percent increase in chikungunya cases so far in 2021. The state confirmed 473 infections...