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  • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (18 March 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-03-18)
    In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, Haiti and Venezuela reported confirmed cases between ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Yellow Fever (6 March 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-03-06)
    In 2019, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru) have reported confirmed yellow fever cases occurring between December 2018 and February 2019. In 2018, there were five countries and ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Measles (4 March 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-03-04)
    Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 9 of 2019, ten countries in the Region of the Americas have reported confirmed cases occurring between December 2018 and February 2019: Argentina, the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Dengue (22 February 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-02-22)
    In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 52 of 2018, a total of 560,586 cases of dengue were reported (incidence rate of 57.3 cases per 100,000 population), including 336 deaths. Of the ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Yellow Fever (25 January 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-01-25)
    Between January 2017 and December 2018, six countries and territories in the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, and Peru. The number of cases ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (22 January 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-01-22)
    In 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In 2019, the outbreaks are ongoing in Haiti and Venezuela; both ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Measles (18 January 2019) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2019-01-18)
    In 2018 there were 12 countries in the Americas that reported confirmed measles cases, of which two reported deaths (Brazil and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela). As of epidemiological week (EW) 2 of 2019, 6 countries ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (18 December 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-12-18)
    Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 49 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In Haiti and ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Yellow Fever (7 December 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-12-07)
    Between January 2017 and November 2018, six countries and territories of the Region of the Americas reported confirmed cases of yellow fever: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, and Peru. The number of human ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Measles (30 November 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-11-30)
    In 2018, as of 30 November, a total of 16,039 confirmed measles cases, including 86 deaths, have been reported in 12 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (14 cases), Brazil ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Sabin type 3 vaccine-associated poliovirus (27 November 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-11-27)
    The following is updated information regarding the case of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) with detection of Sabin type 3 vaccine poliovirus, which was previously reported in the Pan American Health Organization / World ...
  • Epidemiological Alert, Dengue (21 November 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-11-21)
    In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 44 of 2018, a total of 446,150 cases of dengue were reported (incidence of 45.9 cases per 100,000 population), including 240 deaths. Of the total ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (29 October 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-10-29)
    Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 41 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. In Haiti and ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Measles (24 October 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-10-24)
    In 2018, as of 23 October, a total of 8,091 confirmed measles cases, including 85 deaths, have been reported in 11 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (14 cases), Brazil (2,192 ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Cholera (11 October 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-10-11)
    In 2017, a total of 13,803 suspected cases of cholera were reported on the island of Hispaniola: 13,681 cases (including 159 deaths) in Haiti and 122 cases (including 4 deaths) in the Dominican Republic. To date in 2018, ...
  • Epidemiological Alert, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi haplotype H58 (10 October 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-10-10)
    Typhoid fever, which is caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi, is a systemic bacterial disease whose clinical picture varies from mild illness with low-grade fever to severe clinical disease with complications. It ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Measles (21 September 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-09-21)
    In 2018, as of 21 September, a total of 6,629 confirmed cases of measles, including 72 deaths, have been reported in 11 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (11 cases), Brazil ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (21 September 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-09-21)
    Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 37 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. While in Colombia ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Diphtheria (29 August 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-08-29)
    Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 34 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. The following ...
  • Epidemiological Update, Measles (20 August 2018) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2018-08-20)
    Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 33 of 2018, a total of 5,004 confirmed measles cases, including 68 deaths, were reported in 11 countries in the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (8 ...

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