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Brazil Remains in World’s Top 20 List of Tuberculosis Sufferers

In 2003, the Brazilian Ministry of Health declared combating tuberculosis one of its top ...

UN Wants Brazil to End Discrimination on AIDS Treatment

With the goal of promoting awareness of the link between AIDS and tuberculosis and ...

Malaria and Tuberculosis Are Killing Indian Kids in Brazil

Two children from the Pirahã people died during the first days of January and ...

Brazil Sequences Bacteria Used for Tuberculosis Vaccine

Brazilian researchers have sequenced the bacteria used in the Brazilian strain of the BCG ...

Brazil Getting 85,000 New Cases of Tuberculosis a Year

Brazil managed to cure between 75% and 77% of the tuberculosis cases detected in ...

Giant French Lab Creates Cheaper Drugs for Brazil and South

In his address to the closing plenary session of BioVision – the World Life ...

TB Has Cure, Says Brazil to 85,000 TB Carriers

This week, Brazil’s Ministry of Health is reviving its publicity campaign “Tuberculosis Has a ...

Tuberculosis Still Kills 6,000 Every Year in Brazil

Each year 85,000 Brazilians contract tuberculosis, and nearly 6,000 die as a result of ...

Dengue and TB: A Two-Front Battle in Brazil

Brazil government’s actions to control dengue resulted in a 73.3% reduction in the incidence ...

AIDS Among Poor Women Goes Up Sharply in Brazil

Brazil’s Non-Governmental Agencies (NGOs) are organizing demonstrations in 12 Brazilian states in an effort ...