By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Colombia officials issued an alert due to the dengue situation since mid-September. According to Claudia Cuéllar, Deputy Director of Communicable Diseases of the Ministry of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the Western hemisphere, the number of dengue cases reported through August is 2,384,029 cases and 949 deaths. The number of cases reported in 2019 as August 31...

Because of several factors to include the El Niño phenomenon, geographical conditions of the country and the natural cycle of the disease, Colombian health officials foresee continuing increases in...

The ESE Regional Norte de Salud de Tibú in North Santander, Catatumbo, Colombia is reporting an outbreak of the parasitic infection, leishmaniasis, according to a RCN Radio report (computer translated). Health...

Health officials in Colombia have issued an alert to an outbreak of the disfiguring parasitic infection, leishmaniasis, which has already affected 80 people, according to a La Opinion report (computer...

Since the Zika virus outbreak hit Colombia in Oct. 2015, more than 16,000 laboratory and clinically confirmed and suspected cases have been reported by health officials. In the first weeks of 2016, more...

The number of confirmed and suspected cases of Zika infection in Colombia has eclipsed 10,000 cases, according to data from the Instituto Nacional de Salud, Colombia. Through Dec. 26, health officials...