By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil became the third country in the Americas to confirm a case of diphtheria in 2021. According to the World Health Organization, the case is a 26-year-old male...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health of the Nation informs that the first notification was received to the National Health Surveillance System ((SNVS-SISA) of a case of mucormycosis,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews So far in 2021, 11 cases of hantavirus have been registered in Panama, of which 6 cases have been classified as Cardiopulmonary Syndrome due to Hantavirus (SCPH)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first death due to the “black fungus”, mucormycosis, has been reported in Argentina, according to a El Litoral report. The case was a 35-year-old...

Fully occupied intensive care units (ICUs). Physically and mentally exhausted health workers. Chaotically overcrowded hospitals. These and similar problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil have...

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...