NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Minas Gerais, Brazil are reporting 814 probable and 178 confirmed dengue fever cases through January 20. No deaths from dengue have been confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The National Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa reported this week the third outbreak of Candida auris in Brazil. The 2 cases occurred in a hospital in Pernambuco (PE)....

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to a report in the news source DOL (computer translated): Residents of Cametá, in northeastern Pará, are concerned about a wave of death for patients who...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Through December 10, 2021, 1,173,674 total dengue fever cases were reported in the Americas. The Southern Cone reported the highest number of dengue cases with a total...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in São Paulo, Brazil reported 139,400 dengue fever cases, including 58 deaths through the beginning of December this year. Dengue is a mosquito-borne...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the latest data published by the Pan American Health Organization , cases of chikungunya increased by 32% in Brazil in comparison between 2020 and 2021. Through...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Directorate of Epidemiological Surveillance (Dive) of Santa Catarina has reported eight human yellow fever cases this year, including three fatalities. None of the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported five cases of the Ômicron variant to date–three in São Paulo and two in the Federal District. Eight cases are under...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A study conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil suggests people previously infected by Chikungunya virus may develop partial immunity to Mayaro virus....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Brazilian media report on a two-year-old child boy died after contracting rabies during an attack by a fox, in the town of Santa Rita, municipality of Chapadinha, in Maranhão...