Brazil coronavirus deaths could surpass 125,000 by August, U.S. study says
As Brazil's daily COVID-19 death rate climbs to the highest in the world, a University of Washington study is warning its total death toll could climb five-fold to 125,000 by early August, adding to fears it has become a new hot spot in the pandemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 5.5m as WHO warns of 'second peak'
Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; World health leaders urge green recovery; Singapore warns of worst economic contractionGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakLeo Varadkar denies picnic with friends broke Covid-19 rulesDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachUK coronavirus updates - liveUS coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance2.52pmBSTControl overGermany’s lockdown measures is increasingly slipping fromAngela Merkel’s grasp as more federal states announced unilateral steps to loosen restriction...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Josh Halliday (now); Jessica Murray, Simon Burnton and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases UK news Australia news US news Middle East and North Africa Brazil Microbiology Medical research Asia Pacific Americas Source Type: news

Influence of body dissatisfaction on the self-esteem of Brazilian adolescents: a cross-sectional study - Mac êdo Uchôa FN, Uchôa NM, Daniele TMC, Lustosa RP, Nogueira PRC, Reis VM, Andrade JHC, Deana NF, Aranha M, Alves N.
BACKGROUND: The present study investigated the influence of body dissatisfaction (BD) on the self-esteem of Brazilian adolescents. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was carried out with 1011 students at public and private schools in the city of Fortaleza,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital
Manaus is one the cities in Brazil hardest hit by the new coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson's senior adviser refuses to apologise for lockdown breach
Dominic Cummings will not resign; WHO drops hydroxychloroquine from global study into experimental coronavirus treatments; Follow the latestDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachWHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fearsAustralia coronavirus - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance12.33amBSTThe White House on Monday issued a statement amending the timing of the start of new restrictions on travel from Brazil to the United States to 11.59pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, 26 May.The White House announced on Sunday that it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Seth Jacobson , Damien Gayle, Frances Perraudin, and Martin Farrer Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Asia Pacific Russia China Brazil Americas Africa Middle East and North Africa Science Infectious diseases Europe Source Type: news

The HOME FAST BRAZIL self-report version: translation and transcultural adaptation into Brazilian Portuguese - Melo Filho J, Bazanella NV, Vojciechowski AS, Costa ERR, Mackenzie L, Gomes ARS.
OBJECTIVE: To translate and cross-culturally adapt the Home Falls and Accidents Screening Tool Self-report into Brazilian Portuguese and to correlate with the history of falls. METHODS: The translation and transcultural adaptation process followed intern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Hundreds test positive for coronavirus at BRF meatpacking plant in Brazil
Hundreds of meatpacking workers at a single BRF SA plant in southern Brazil have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the company said on Monday, amid global concerns about the pandemic disrupting food supplies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eye Opener: Memorial Day crowds alarm health experts
President Trump golfed as crowds on boardwalks and beaches across the country alarmed health experts. Also, the U.S. has banned most travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases surge in the South American nation. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Spain restrictions ease as British PM ’s adviser reported to police over lockdown breach
Boris Johnson backs DominicCummings despite outcry; US bars foreign travellers arriving from Brazil; India resumes domestic flightsGlobal report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of AustraliaSpain enters Phase 1 of eased restrictionsUK adviser Cummings facing possible police investigationUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance9.22amBSTFrom crowded informal settlements to conservation areas teeming with wildlife, cottage industries have popped up around the globe producing and distributing face masks for frontline workers, taxi drivers, market sellers and more, Kate Hodal report...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Frances Perraudin (now); Martin Farrer and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Asia Pacific Russia China Brazil Americas Africa Middle East and North Africa Science Infectious diseases Europe Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment in individuals at risk of psychosis: results from the Brazilian SSAPP cohort - Freitas EL, Loch AA, Chianca C, Andrade JC, Serpa MH, Alves TM, Hort êncio L, Pinto MTC, van de Bilt MT, Gattaz WF, Rossler W.
BACKGROUND: Childhood maltreatment is a known risk factor for the development of mental disorders, such as psychotic symptoms. An extensive body of literature about childhood maltreatment and mental health has been developed in wealthy countries, but infor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Global report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of Australia
Chile ’s president says hospitals are ‘very close to limit’, France records lowest number of daily Covid-19 cases since March, India restarts domestic flightsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePresident Donald Trump has further limited travel to the US from the world ’s coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming fromBrazil, which is second to the US in the number of confirmed cases.Trump had already banned certain travellers from China,Europe, theUnited Kingdom andIreland and, to a lesser extent,Iran. He has not moved to ban travel fromRussia, which has...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Guardian staff and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Brazil Australia news Americas Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus Live News Updates: Brazil, Trump, Britain
As the United States marked the Memorial Day weekend, President Trump golfed, some Americans flocked to beaches and the death toll neared 100,000. And in Britain, the prime minister said he would not fire an aide for driving across the country while infected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

COVID-19 should be treated as a thrombotic disease, Brazilian pulmonologist argues
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Dr. Elnara Negri, who works in S ã o Paulo City at the largest hospital complex in Latin America, advocates the use of the anti-coagulant drug heparin to treat complications caused by novel coronavirus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Austria's president apologises for Covid-19 curfew breach – as it happened
France asks citizens to avoid foreign trips; US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000. This blog has closedFollow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live updatesAustrian president apologises for breaching curfew12.31amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below - head there for the latest coronavirus news from around the world:Related:Coronavirus live news: US bars travel from Brazil as British PM ’s adviser reported to police over lockdown breach12.22amBSTDoctors ’ leaders have condemned ministers and Public Health England (PHE) for throwing a “sh...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Clea Skopeliti , Nick Ames, and Aaron Walawalkar Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Asia Pacific Microbiology Medical research Americas Africa Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Brazil, world No. 2 coronavirus hotspot, suffers 653 new deaths
Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hotspot behind the United States, registered 653 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of fatalities to 22,666, the Health Ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: France asks citizens to avoid foreign trips; Wuhan lab had bat viruses but not Covid-19
US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000; Taliban announces ceasefire over EidWuhan lab says its bat strains were not Covid-19 as US nears 100,00 deathsCoronavirus latest: at a glance7.22pmBSTIn what has become a regular fixture of recent weeks,Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has once more encouraged a rally in the country’s capital to back his administration, days after Brazil passed Russia to become the world’s No. 2 hotspot after the US.Surrounded by security guards wearing masks, but not wearing one himself, Bolsonaro was shown in a live streaming video on his ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now); Nick Ames, Helen Sullivan and Aaron Walawalkar(earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Asia Pacific Microbiology Medical research Americas Africa Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Robert O'Brien says administration is looking at cutting off travel from Brazil amid coronavirus pandemic
Trump's national security adviser says the president is looking at the "end of June" for a potential meeting with G7 leaders in Washington. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National security adviser says administration exploring Brazil travel ban
Brazil is experiencing a surge of coronavirus cases, surpassing Russia with the second-highest number behind the U.S. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mortality by suicide in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil (1996-2015) - Beringuel BM, Costa HVV, Silva APSC, Bonfim CV.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiological characteristics of suicide mortality in the state of Pernambuco, from 1996 to 2015. METHOD: Study with data from the Sistema de Informa ções sobre Mortalidade. The simple linear regression model was used to ver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Brazil registers 965 new coronavirus deaths, confirmed cases hit 347,398
Brazil registered 965 new coronavirus deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of fatalities to 22,013, the Health Ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases
South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WHO calls South America new coronavirus epicenter
The World Health Organization is calling South America a new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Cases are surging in Brazil, where President Jair Bolsonaro has downplayed the threat for months. Clinics in Brazil's Amazon region are overwhelmed as the virus reaches the country's indigenous communities. Roxana Saberi reports on how countries around the world are handling the pandemic. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases, WHO says
South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil jumps to world No. 2 in coronavirus cases, behind the U.S.
Brazil became the world No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, after it confirmed that 330,890 people had been infected by the virus, overtaking Russia, the Health Ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

South America is a new COVID 'epicentre', African deaths still low: WHO
South America has become a new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Spain reports lowest daily death toll in over two months – as it happened
Brazil daily death toll jumps by nearly 1,200; East Africa facing ‘triple menace’ of Covid-19, floods and locusts. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live updates12.19amBSTWe are closing this live blog now, but you can stay up to date on all our coverage with our new global blog which you can find below.Related:Coronavirus live news: Trump pushes to open churches as Brazil death toll passes 20,00012.09amBSTHere the latest developments at a glance:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Damien Gayle, Alexandra Topping and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Europe Africa Russia Asia Pacific Science Infectious diseases China Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Brazil suffers record 1,188 daily coronavirus deaths
Brazil registered a record of 1,188 daily coronavirus deaths on Thursday, with more than 20,000 total fatalities from the coronavirus outbreak, the Health Ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil's Bolsonaro accepts no proof chloroquine works, but may work in some cases
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, a long-running advocate of malaria drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19, said on Thursday he knew there was no proof it works, but said there are cases in which it appears to have been successful. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Scientists identify chemicals in noxious weed that 'disarm' deadly bacteria
(Emory Health Sciences) Scientists have identified specific compounds from the Brazilian peppertree -- a weedy, invasive shrub in Florida -- that reduce the virulence of antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria. Scientific Reports published the research, demonstrating that triterpenoid acids in the red berries of the plant " disarm " dangerous staph bacteria by blocking its ability to produce toxins. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: global cases near 5m as EU health chief warns of second wave
‘The question is when and how big,’ says Europe CDC chief; world sees largest daily rise in cases; Trump considers in-person G7. Follow the latest updatesEU virus response chief: ‘Europe should brace itself for second wave’Largest daily rise in Covid-19 cases prompts WHO warningGlobal cases near 5 millionAustralia coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance3.53amBSTMore than 100 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at a slaughterhouse in western France, the regional health authorities said Wednesday.The cases follow coronavirus outbreaks at meat plants not only i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Europe Africa Russia Asia Pacific Science Infectious diseases China Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Brazil expands use of unproven drug as virus toll rises
Brazil has unveiled rules expanding the use of the anti-malarial chloroquine in coronavirus patients, despite a lack of clinical proof that it is effective (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil registers 888 new coronavirus deaths, record of nearly 20,000 new cases
Brazil registered 888 new coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, with a record of nearly 20,000 new cases, taking the total to 291,579, the Health Ministry said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus World News: Brazil, India, China, France
Xi Jinping hopes to rally national pride in the face of global ire as his People ’s Congress begins. Brazil allows doctors to treat coronavirus patients with hydroxychloroquine despite questions over its efficacy and side effects. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

In Brazil Amazon, help a flight away for many virus patients
With only one ventilator, the remote Brazilian Amazon town of Santo Antonio do Ica has little choice but to send any residents severely sickened by the coronavrius to the city of Manaus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil Banks Baffled as Sao Paulo Moves Up Holidays to Fight Pandemic Brazil Banks Baffled as Sao Paulo Moves Up Holidays to Fight Pandemic
Brazil's financial institutions expressed dismay and confusion about plans for early celebrations of three public holidays in the business hub of Sao Paulo.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 20, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Spain mandates face masks as Greece prepares to unveil tourism plans
UN chief praises Africa ’s efforts to stem virus; Brazil sees record daily deaths; global cases hit 4.9mBrazil ’s deadliest day as Trump calls US cases a ‘badge of honour’Ardern flags four-day working week as way to rebuild New ZealandUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance1.28pmBSTThe reality TV starKim Kardashian West is the latest designer to capitalise on the coronavirus crisis by launching a line of face masks – and has sparked a race row in the process, writesMorwenna Ferrier, the Guardian ’s acting joint fashion editor.Launched over the weekend under the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Paul MacInnes and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Microbiology Medical research Europe Africa Middle East and North Africa Americas Asia Pacific Source Type: news

An injury audit in high-level male youth soccer players from English, Spanish, Uruguayan and Brazilian academies - Hall ECR, Larruskain J, Gil SM, Lekue JA, Baumert P, Rienzi E, Moreno S, Tannure M, Murtagh CF, Ade JD, Squires P, Orme P, Anderson L, Whitworth-Turner CM, Morton JP, Drust B, Williams AG, Erskine RM.
OBJECTIVES: To identify the most common injury types/locations in high-level male youth soccer players (YSP). DESIGN: Prospective cohort surveillance study. SETTING: Professional soccer club academies. PARTICIPANTS: Six hundred and twenty-four high-l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Study indicates the need to revise the protocol for detecting Zika in placenta
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Brazilian researchers show that the virus can infect different placental regions and that collection and storage methods should be taken into consideration to ensure that the results are trustworthy and representative. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Indigenous infections grew amid slow Brazil agency response
As COVID-19 reaches remote indigenous lands in Brazil’s Amazon, the government agency responsible for protecting native people has brushed off calls for action, according to agents from the institution (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil suffers record coronavirus deaths, Trump mulls travel ban
Brazil's daily death toll from the new coronavirus jumped to a record 1,179 on Tuesday as President Jair Bolsonaro doubled down on chloroquine as a possible remedy and U.S. leader Donald Trump said he is considering a travel ban from Brazil. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

World Health Assembly passes resolution to investigate global pandemic response – as it happened
Canada-US border to remain closed; Barcelona beaches to reopen as Spain death toll below 100 for third consecutive day. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereWHO assembly approves Covid-19 response audit12.23amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for rolling coverage of the coronavirus pandemic from around the world:Related:Coronavirus live news: Brazil sees record daily deaths as World Bank warns 60m to fall into extreme poverty11.47pmBSTBeyond the hot spots of Brazil and Mexico, the coronavirus is threatening to overwhelm Latin American cities large ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Damien Gayle and Jessica Murray (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Infectious diseases Science Europe Africa Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific Americas Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

The meaning of hope for individuals with spinal cord injury in Brazil - Zuchetto MA, Schoeller SD, Tholl AD, Lima DKS, Neves da Silva Bampi L, Ross CM.
AIM: To understand the meaning of hope among individuals with spinal cord injury. DESIGN: A qualitative study employing the ethnographic method was used, with 18 individuals. METHOD: Participant observation was chosen to understand individu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Regional health body warns of COVID-19 spread in Amazon tri-border area
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Tuesday that new coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the tri-border area of the Amazon between Brazil, Colombia and Peru and threatens to infect remote indigenous communities in the rainforest. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

'This is war': Virus charges beyond Latin American hot spots
Beyond the hot spots of Brazil and Mexico, the coronavirus is threatening to overwhelm Latin American cities stretching from Chile to the Colombian Amazon (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hospitals in Sao Paulo are on the brink of collapse as President Bolsonaro continues to IGNORE the coronavirus pandemic
(Natural News) Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, is on the brink of collapse as its healthcare system is unable to keep up with the demand for hospital beds for COVID-19 patients. Meanwhile, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to ignore the imposition of even the most common sense anti-coronavirus measures, such as social distancing and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Building a cinematic bond with refugees, in a time of crisis
A Brazilian filmmaker is hoping that the uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic will generate more empathy and solidarity towards others, including refugees, an optimistic position also held by the UN Refugee Agency in the South American country. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brazilian doctors medevac indigenous COVID-19 cases to Amazon city
The novel coronavirus is spreading so fast among the indigenous people in the furthest parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest that doctors are now evacuating critical COVID-19 patients by plane to the only intensive care units in the vast region. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Indigenous infections grew amid slow Brazil agency response
As COVID-19 reaches remote indigenous lands in Brazil’s Amazon, the government agency responsible for protecting native people has brushed off calls for action, according to agents from the institution (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil overtakes U.K. for 3rd-highest number of COVID-19 cases
Brazil recorded 674 new coronavirus deaths on Monday, the health ministry said, and announced a total of 254,220 confirmed cases, overtaking Britain to become the country with the third-highest number of infections. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Brazil sees 674 new coronavirus deaths, world's third highest number of infections
Brazil recorded 674 new coronavirus deaths on Monday, the Health Ministry said, and announced a total of 254,220 confirmed cases, overtaking Britain to become the country with the third-highest number of infections behind the United States and Russia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news