Mexico

7 articles
Finally, A Vaccine Against Dengue?
Jan 5, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), dengue is the “fastest spreading vector disease” in the world (1). Approximately half of the...

Mexico's Cholera Outbreak
Oct 30, 2013 | Naomi Nkinsi

Mexico has reported at least 176 cases of cholera and at least one death from the disease since health officials first reported the disease on...

Cholera hits Mexico, Central America on alert
Oct 9, 2013 | Sheryl Gordon

An outbreak of cholera in Hidalgo State and the neighboring Federal District of Mexico City has caused 79 cases of disease, including one fatality....

Bird Flu Strikes Poultry Farms in Mexico
Jul 6, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

An outbreak of avian flu in western Mexico has killed approximately 870,000 poultry birds since June. The state government of Jalisco has declared a...

“The Silent Killer”: Chagas Disease
May 9, 2012 | Jane Huston

A little-known but deadly disease is making its presence felt in the southwestern United States. Chagas disease, sometimes called the “silent killer...

First Case of Measles in Mexico Since 2007
Jul 22, 2011 | healthmap

An 18-month-old French girl who recently arrived in Mexico has been diagnosed with measles. Health officials are trying to locate the other...

Guillain Barre Syndrome in Mexico
Dec 15, 2010 | healthmap

The General Directorate of Epidemiology of the Federal Government in Mexico has issued an “epidemiological alert for outbreaks of acute flaccid...