NewsDesk @bactiman63 Malaria continues to be a public health problem in Brazil, especially in the North region, where the highest number of cases are concentrated. Caused by protozoa of the genus Plasmodium,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 At least nine cases of Chagas disease were reported in the Pratinha neighborhood in Belém, informed the Municipal Health Secretariat (Sesma). Confirmation was made by the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Secretary of State for Public Health (SESPA) in Pará state, Brazil, is reporting eight confirmed Mayaro virus cases last year. In Pará, the period of greatest transmission...

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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two countries in the Americas have reported confirmed measles cases so far in 2021–Brazil and the United States, according to the Pan American Health Organization...

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 In 2020, Brazil health officials reported 8,448 confirmed measles cases, including 10 deaths. Pará State saw the most cases with 5,385 confirmed cases, followed by Rio de Janeiro...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Of the 8,479 confirmed cases of measles reported in the Western Hemisphere during the first nine-plus months of 2020, nearly 97 percent have been reported in Brazil, and while...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews While most of the attention on infectious diseases in Brazil is focused on the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the country (465,000 cases and 28,000 deaths), other...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, the Ministry of Health launched the coronavirus prevention advertising campaign, which has already started running on open TV, radio and the internet....