By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Last month, officials with the Gorgas Institute in Panama identified the first person with COVID-19 reinfection. “We have already reported the first case of reinfection confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 With the addition of 80,508 new COVID-19 cases in Brazil during the past 24 hours, the pandemic case count in the country has reached 11,019,344 confirmed cases of the disease. Regarding...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Minister of Health, Enrique Paris, reported that, according to a Minsal study, 68.4% of active cases as of March 4, 2021 are related to outbreaks and clusters and of these,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hispaniola is the second largest island in the Caribbean1 (after Cuba) and is comprised of two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic. To date in the Western hemisphere,...

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...