Regional Stories

4 Aug 2022
Throughout its 120 years of existence, PAHO has played a leading role in the response to epidemics in the region, including HIV/AIDS. Here are some of the important milestones, as well as the challenges that must be overcome to end AIDS.
21 Jul 2022
When the first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in December 2020, many were stunned by the speed at which scientists created a product to tackle the new virus assailing the planet. — July 2022 —
20 May 2022
May 2022 When Cuban physician Carlos Finlay suggested in 1881 that the mosquito was the vector through which yellow fever was transmitted, he did not imagine that this ancient disease had its natural reservoir in monkeys. The importance of controlling and preventing the spread of yellow fever from one country to another was the driving force…