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Update from Venezuela: First Polio Outbreak in Nearly 30 Years
Jun 14, 2018 | Emily Wolfson

  One confirmed case and three suspected cases of polio have been reported in Venezuela, the first cases to emerge since polio was eradicated from...

Multiple Outbreaks Amidst Crisis in Venezuela
Jun 7, 2018 | Emily Wolfson

  The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning on May 15, 2018 that nonessential travel to Venezuela should be avoided....

Diphtheria Reemerges as Venezuela Remains on the Brink of Economic Collapse
Feb 21, 2017 | Jackie Sheridan

  Venezuela, simply put, is running out of time. In the midst of a three-year economic recession, basic resources such as food and medicine are...

Have We Underestimated the Zika Outbreak in Venezuela?
Feb 19, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

In Venezuela, there have been reports of over 5,000 suspected cases of the Zika virus [1, 2] – a virus with potential links to severe birth defects...

Swine Flu Overwhelms Venezuela
Mar 30, 2011 | healthmap

Today, the Venezuelan government confirmed 415 cases of H1N1 influenza in Venezuela. This is twice as many cases as there were last week, meaning...

Cholera Spreads to Venezuela
Feb 3, 2011 | healthmap

The Cholera outbreak in Haiti beginning in October has infected nearly 210,000 people and killed more than 4,000. This terrible disease spread to a...