The WHO is reporting that cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome are on the rise in five Latam countries.
Members of the US national women’s soccer team received briefing on Zika virus outbreak before the start of the qualifying games for the upcoming Rio Olympics this summer.
As Zika epidemic heightens in Latin America, debates over permitting abortions in cases of birth defects are mounting.
With the ‘extraordinary’ surge of Zika virus infections, an emergency convention of WHO health experts finally declared Zika an international health emergency.
The very first case of Zika has been confirmed in the United States this year, the CDC reported.
A mosquito-borne illness, arrived less than a year ago in Americas is spreading across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, according to a new report.
Researchers expressed concern over the escalating cancer epidemic in Latin America , where an increasingly urban populace faces mounting lifestyle-related cancer risks, doctors said at the Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group (LACOG) 2013 conference.