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Over 5,000 Cases of Dengue in Rio This Year, a Ten-Fold Increase

In Brazil, the number of cases of dengue officially registered in the metropolitan region ...

Scientist Sees Relations Between Water and Chronic Diseases in Brazil

Coordinated by Milton Matta, a geologist at the Federal University of Pará (UFPA), in ...

110 Deaths Later Brazil’s Dengue Epidemic Seems to Be Easing

Brazil's dengue epidemic in the state and city of Rio do Janeiro added another ...

Brazil Joins Kenya to Urge Global Fund for Neglected Diseases

The governments of Brazil and Kenya plan to propose the creation of an international ...

Close to Half a Million Brazilians to Get Cancer This Year

Around 460 thousand Brazilian men and women are expected to fall victim to cancer ...

Imported Raw Fish Causes Disease and Fear in Brazil

The outbreak of cases of diphyllobothriasis (fish tapeworm), caused by eating contaminated raw fish, ...

Zero Population Growth in Brazil by 2062

The population of Brazil has reached 182 million, which means it has almost doubled ...

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 ...