By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chile health officials have confirmed three confirmed cases of autochthonous dengue fever reported on Easter Island. The three cases were females with ages ranging...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Public Health Institute of Chile reported a confirmed case of dengue serotype DEN-2 on Easter Island, the first of its kind in the island territory. The patient,...

In a follow-up to a report one month ago, the dengue fever situation on Easter Island (Rapa Nui) has grown to 13 locally acquired cases, prompting a health alert for the area, according to the Chile...

The Chile Ministry of Health reported recently (computer translated) on four confirmed autochthonous  dengue fever cases on Easter Island (Rapa Nui), prompting the issuance of a health warning. The...

Recently, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said the only two places in the Americas that didn’t have the vector of Zika, dengue and chikungunya–Aedes aegypti–was Canada and...

Health authorities in Chile are reporting the first imported Zika virus infection case in a man who arrived from Colombia, according to a Globo.com report (computer translated). The patient is currently...

The spread of Zika virus in Latin America and the associated news of the suspected effects of the mosquito borne virus has been an important topic in this part of the world and we have been following it...

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) released an epidemiological update on indigenous circulation of Zika virus in the Region of the Americas since first seen in 2014 on Friday. In February 2014,...

A 27-year-old Belgian woman, who had traveled to Easter Island, sought medical attention after traveling to Tahiti. She presentied with fever, asthenia, diarrhea, retro-orbital pain. She was diagnosed...