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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

This Holiday Season, Get a Flu Shot and Give the Gift of Health to Your Family

Advertorial When you get a flu shot this holiday season, you’re not only decreasing ...

Got a Sex Disease? Use Brazil Governments’s Virtual Card to Tell Your Partner

Courtesy of Brazil's government, Brazilians with a sexual transmitted disease (STD) will now be ...