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Basic Sanitation Might Be Coming Soon to a Big Favela in Rio

Brazilian authorities have taken the first step towards providing basic sanitation to more than ...

Getting vaccinated against yellow fever

WHO Comes to the Rescue of Brazil with 3.5 Million Doses of Yellow Fever Vaccine

In response to the yellow fever outbreak currently on-going in Brazil some 3.5 million ...

Hundreds of howler monkeys have been killed by the yellow fever virus. Credit: Carla Possamai, Muriqui Project of Caratinga

Yellow Fever Is Wiping Out Brazil’s Howler Monkeys

The deadly yellow fever — an infectious disease caused by a mosquito-borne virus — ...

Cattle being killed in Brazil

Something Rotten in the State of Brazil: The Meat they Eat

  Meat producing giants JSB SA and BRF SA are among dozens of meatpackers ...

Cuban doctor Irianna Ramad working in Brazil

Brazil Renews for Three More Years Contract with Cuban Doctors

Antônio Nardi, executive secretary at Brazil’s Health Ministry, signed a deal which ensures the ...

Dr. Irianna Ramad, Cuban doctor in Brazil

Brazil Moves to Emulate the US and Dismantle Its Universal Healthcare System

Since 1988, the newly established Brazilian constitution has affirmed access to public healthcare as ...

Health center

Hypochondriacs They Are Not! 77% of Brazilians Call Selves Healthy or Very Healthy

IBGE, the Brazilian bureau of statistics, has just released the 2008 edition of its ...

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