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  • Epidemiological Alert: COVID-19 During Pregnancy (13 August 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-08-13)
    Countries and territories in the Region of the Americas have faced not only the inherent challenges of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also the challenges of sustaining the public health achievements made thus ...
  • Epidemiological Alert: Complications and sequelae of COVID-19 (12 August 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washinton, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-08-12)
    Between 10 July and 10 August 2020, an additional 4,433,115 cases of COVID-19, including 114,480 additional deaths, were reported in the Region of the Americas, for a cumulative total of 10,697,800 confirmed cases of ...
  • Epidemiological Update: COVID-19 among indigenous peoples in the Americas (5 August 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-08-05)
    Since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Region of the Americas and until 2 August 2020, a cumulative total of 9,484,066 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 359,376 deaths, have been reported. Between 2 July ...
  • Epidemiological Alert: Dengue in the context of COVID-19 (28 July 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-07-28)
    In the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the potential seasonal increase in dengue cases in endemic countries represents a challenge for both the population at large and health service providers who would be ...
  • Epidemiological Alert: COVID-19 among indigenous peoples in the Americas (15 July 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-07-15)
    In the past 4 weeks, reported cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have continued to increase in most countries and territories in the Region of the Americas. In particular, there has been a rapid increase in cases in ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (23 June 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-06-23)
    All 54 countries/territories from the Region of the Americas have reported COVID-19 cases and deaths. As of 22 June, there are 4,437,946 cases and 224,207 deaths reported, nearly twice the reported cases (2,220,282 cases) ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Diphtheria (18 June 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-06-18)
    In 2020, Haiti and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have reported confirmed cases. The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation reported by Haiti and Venezuela. In Haiti, between epidemiological week ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Dengue and other Arboviruses (10 June 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHOOPS, 2020-06-10)
    In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 21 of 2020, a total of 1,645,678 cases1 of arboviral disease were reported. Of those, 1,600,947 (97.3%) were dengue cases, 37,279 were chikungunya ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Malaria in the Americas in the context of COVID-19 pandemic (10 June 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-06-10)
    After a sustained trend toward reduction of malaria from 2005 to 2014, in recent years the Region of the Americas experienced an increase in the total number of cases due to the increase in cases, since 2015, in the ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Measles (27 May 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-05-27)
    Between 1 January and 20 May 2020, 9 countries have reported a total of 3,407 confirmed cases of measles in the Region of the Americas: Argentina (60 cases, including 1 death), Bolivia (2 cases), Brazil (3,155 cases, ...
  • Epidemiological Update Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) (22 May 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Organización Panamericana de la Salud; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-05-22)
    As of 22 May 2020, 4,962,707 confirmed cases and 326,459 confirmed deaths of COVID-19 have been reported globally among 215 countries, territories, or areas.2 Countries with over 200,000 confirmed cases are the United ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (20 April 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-04-20)
    As of 19 April 2020, 2,241,778 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally from 212 countries, areas, or territories. Of the total reported cases, the number of deaths has surpassed 100,000, with a total of ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Measles (17 April 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-04-17)
    Between 1 January and 10 April 2020, 7 countries have reported 1,104 confirmed cases in the Region of the Americas: Argentina (54 cases, including 1 death), Brazil (909 cases, including 4 deaths), Canada (1 case), Chile ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Dengue (23 March 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-03-23)
    In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 8 of 2020, a total of 560.086 cases of dengue, including 118 deaths. Of the total cases, 137,900 (25%) were laboratory-confirmed and 1,560 (0.3%) ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Diphtheria (3 March 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-03-03)
    In 2018 and 2019, Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have reported confirmed cases. In 2020, Haiti and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have reported confirmed cases. The following is a summary ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (28 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-28)
    Global Situation Summary: Since the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) epidemiological update on novel coronavirus published on 14 February 2020 – and as of 28 February 2020, an additional ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Measles (28 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-28)
    Between 1 January and 22 February 2020, 6 countries have reported confirmed cases in the Region of the Americas: Argentina (45 cases, including 1 death), Brazil (338 cases, including 1 death), Canada (1 case), Chile (2 ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (14 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-14)
    On 21 January 2020, the first case of COVID-19 imported into the region of the Americas was identified in the United States of America in the state of Washington. A few days later, on 25 January, Canada reported their first ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Dengue (7 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-07)
    In the Region of the Americas, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 52 of 2019, a total of 3,139,335 cases of dengue have been reported (321.58 cases per 100,000 population), including 1,538 deaths. Of the total ...
  • Epidemiological Update: Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (5 February 2020) 

    Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-02-05)
    On 31 December 2019, Wuhan Municipality in Hubei Province, China reported a cluster of pneumonia cases with unknown etiology. By the 9th of January 2020, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention identified a ...

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