With the heavy rains of recent months, Leptospirosis returned to French Guiana. According to the Agency Regional Health (ARS) on March 25, 2022, the disease has already caused one death and several patients...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  For the first ten months of 2021, French Guiana, on the northeast coast of South America, have reported five confirmed measles cases. Of the 5 confirmed cases reported between...

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 French health authorities reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana earlier this month. According to the World Health Organization, in September...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Agence Regionale de Sante Guyane (ARS) reported recently (computer translated) an outbreak of Oropouche virus disease (OROV) in French Guiana, a department of France in...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Dengue fever is an ongoing risk in many parts of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN health officials have reported a locally-acquired yellow fever case and death in French Guiana, in northeastern South America. The case, which was confirmed on...

Several days ago a ProMED-Mail report described a yellow fever case in French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America (computer translated). On Wednesday, WHO published a report on the case with...

With reports of an additional 32 travel associated Zika virus cases on mainland France, the total case count is now 620 through Jul 13, according to French health authorities (computer translated). Fifteen...