Rio looks to reopen as Brazil approaches Italy in coronavirus deaths
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro allowed more than 10,000 street vendors to go back to work on Thursday and Brazil's president pressed for legal action to force local governments to reopen beaches, as the coronavirus death toll in the country quickly approached that of Italy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus Rips Into Regions Previously Spared
As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Declan Walsh Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Deaths (Fatalities) Coronavirus Reopenings Hospitals Bolsonaro, Jair (1955- ) Putin, Vladimir V Ramaphosa, Cyril Sisi, Abdel Fattah el- Africa Bangladesh Brazil Cairo (Egypt) Latin America Mi Source Type: news

Coronavirus Surges in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia
As the West settles into a grinding battle with the disease, the virus surges across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Declan Walsh Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Deaths (Fatalities) Coronavirus Reopenings Hospitals Bolsonaro, Jair (1955- ) Putin, Vladimir V Ramaphosa, Cyril Sisi, Abdel Fattah el- Africa Bangladesh Brazil Cairo (Egypt) Latin America Mi Source Type: news

Deaths jump in Brazil's indigenous tribes as virus spreads
Coronavirus is spreading fast through Brazil's indigenous populations, with deaths caused by the disease increasing more than five-fold in the past month, according to data collected by a national association of first peoples. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil to Start Testing Oxford Vaccine Against the Coronavirus This Month Brazil to Start Testing Oxford Vaccine Against the Coronavirus This Month
Brazil this month will start testing an experimental vaccine against the novel coronavirus being developed by researchers at the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc, Brazil's health surveillance agency Anvisa and the Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp) said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 4, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Researchers in Brazil Struggle to Get Solid COVID-19 Death Counts
After combing through data on public death notices in Minas Gerais state, scientists say the coronavirus death toll in the country is worse than reported. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 4, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

COVID-19 observatory: Bungled response compounds misery in Brazil
(University of Miami) The University of Miami Latin America COVID-19 Observatory has been tracking public health policy response data to determine how swift or lax implementation of mitigation efforts have impacted the spread of the virus in Latin American countries, and recently released Brazil data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study links malaria risk in deforestation hotspots to demand for agricultural commodities
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The international trade in timber, tobacco, cocoa, coffee and cotton accounts for a high proportion of malaria risk in exporter countries, according to a collaborative study by scientists in Brazil and Australia published in Nature Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 4, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Brazil poised to overtake Italy as country with third-highest death toll – as it happened
Sweden death rate now higher than France; Pakistan records largest single day rise in new infections; global deathspass 380,000. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.26amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Related:Coronavirus live news: Germany reveals major stimulus plan as global cases grow by 100,000 a day11.52pmBSTAt least three people were reported dead as coronavirus-hit Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Nisarga Wednesday, the first severe storm to threaten India ’s financial capital in more than 70 years, AFP reports.The city and its surrou...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson , Damien Gayle, Alexandra Topping , Simon Burnton and Martin Farrer Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases India Brazil Americas South and Central Asia Microbiology Asia Pacific Africa Middle East and North Africa China Medical research Source Type: news

Brazil health regulator approves clinical trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine
Brazil's health regulator Anvisa has approved human clinical trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by scientists at Oxford University and supported by AstraZeneca Plc, it said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Brazil to start testing Oxford vaccine against the coronavirus this month
Brazil this month will start testing an experimental vaccine against the novel coronavirus being developed by researchers at the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc, Brazil's health surveillance agency Anvisa and the Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp) said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Sweden virus chief says 'we could have done better'; global deaths pass 380,000
Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Australia sinksinto recession; global cases pass 6.3mArchitect of Sweden ’s coronavirus strategy admits too many diedAir pollution in China back to pre-Covid levels and Europe may followGlobal report: Germany eases travel ban and cafe culture returns to ParisUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance11.13amBSTThis isDamien Gayle taking over the live blog now.If you have any comments, tips or suggestions for coverage, please feel free to drop me a line, either on email todamien.gayle@theguardian.com, or via Twitter direct message to@damiengayle.11.03amBS...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Simon Burnton, Martin Farrer and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases India Brazil Americas South and Central Asia Microbiology Asia Pacific Africa Middle East and North Africa China Medical research Source Type: news

Success, innovation and challenge: school safety and disaster education in South America and the Caribbean - Mu ñoz VA, Carby B, Abella EC, Cardona OD, López-Marrero T, Marchezini V, Meyreles L, Olivato D, Trajber R, Wisner B.
Authors discuss school safety and disaster education in Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. Case studies explore work to increase understanding of natural hazards and disaster preparedness. Puerto Rico offers innovative... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Brazil sets another record for daily coronavirus deaths
Brazil registered another record number of novel coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday evening, as the pandemic in Latin America's largest country shows no signs of slowing down. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Global cases pass 6.3m; alert issued in Tokyo amid fear of new surge in cases – as it happened
Cases in Africa pass 150,000; Germany eases travel ban;Wuhan doctor who worked with whistleblower dies. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.16amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Related:Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,00012.02amBSTA record 1,262 Covid-19 deaths have been recorded in Brazil today - taking the country ’s total death toll to 31,199 - but the president continues to downplay the pandemic.The figures were announced on Tuesday evening by Brazil ’s health ministry, which also ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Damien Gayle, Simon Murphy, Simon Burnton and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Microbiology Medical research UK news US news Australia news Source Type: news

Trump and Bolsonaro discussed research effort on using hydroxychloroquine to fight coronavirus, White House says
U.S. President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro discussed a joint research effort on using the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as both a prophylaxis and treatment for the coronavirus, the White House said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mexico and parts of Brazil reopen after lockdown -- despite surging coronavirus cases
Some Latin America nations are partially reopening this week, despite still recording thousands of coronavirus deaths and infections. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the Fight for Human Rights & Racial Justice Overriding the Coronavirus Risk?
Black Lives Matter protest in London May 31. Credit: Tara Carey / Equality NowBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jun 2 2020 (IPS) The deadly coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed the lives of over 372,000 people worldwide, has reinforced the concept of “social distancing” which bars any gathering of over 10 or 20 people – whether at a social event, a wedding, a political rally or even a funeral. In the US, guidelines laid down by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are loudly clear: “limit face-to-face contact, stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people. Do no...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Crime & Justice Democracy Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Coronavirus: US sends 2m doses of hydroxychloroquine to Brazil
In a joint statement, the countries said the drug will be used as a prophylactic for healthcare workers in Brazil as well as a treatment for Brazilians infected with the novel coronavirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil registers 11,598 additional cases of coronavirus, 623 new deaths on Monday
Brazil registered 11,598 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 623 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, the nation's Health Ministry said on Monday evening. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hong Kong Bans Tiananmen Vigil, Citing Covid-19 Threat
It is the first time the June 4 event, which has been held annually since 1990, has been blocked. Protests in the United States have raised concerns about a second wave of infections. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Hydroxychloroquine (Drug) Demonstrations, Protests and Riots Brazil Nicaragua Source Type: news

Brazil starting to ease lockdown restrictions, even as total coronavirus deaths surpass Spain’s
(Natural News) Brazil has reported a daily death toll of more than 1,000 over the past week and a record spike in cases Thursday. Despite these figures, many states are planning to ease restrictions and allow nonessential businesses to reopen. In particular, Sao Paolo – the country’s most populous state – has announced that it will allow shopping... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Sends Two Million Doses of Hydroxychloroquine to Brazil
The two countries are studying whether the drug is safe and effective for the prevention and early treatment of Covid-19. Nicaragua has become a place of midnight burials. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Did Contaminated Water Exacerbate Brazilian Babies' Zika Symptoms?
Elevated levels of a neurotoxin in northeastern Brazil's drinking water and a high incidence of microcephaly in the region led scientists to look for a link, and they found one. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 1, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Spanish PM seeks final extension to state of emergency – as it happened
US sends Brazil 2m doses of hydroxychloroquine, despite safety fears;pressure builds on South African president. This blog is now closed please follow our continuing live coverage belowCoronavirus live coverage12.37amBSTWe are closing this blog now but you can stay up to date on all of our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic at our new global blog below.https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/jun/01/coronavirus-live-news-brazil-passes-500000-covid-19-cases-as-india-extends-lockdown-in-high-risk-zones12.10amBSTThat ’s all from me,Clea Skopeliti, for today. Many thanks to everyone who wrote in. I ’m han...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now), Caroline Davies, Ben Quinn and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Brazil Russia China Americas Asia Pacific Medical research Europe Microbiology Africa Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Excellent job by India in reducing COVID-19 related deaths by clamping lockdown: Indian-American doc
India currently has over 1,82,00 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 5,164 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry. According to the World Health Organisation's COVD-19 tracker, India is the seventh-most affected nation in terms of coronavirus cases after the US, Brazil, Russia, UK, Spain and Italy. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is BRCA1/2 testing for women at high cancer risk cost effective in Brazil?
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - May 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Brazil sees record increase as cases jump by 33,000
Brazil becomes fourth worst country for deaths;Spanish prime minister to seek two-week extension of state of emergency;Pressure builds on South African presidentGlobal report: cases pass 6 million as Donald Trump postpones G7Senior UK adviser has broken trust in policy, say top scientistsUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance11.50amBSTAngela GiuffridaThe Italian ‘orange vest’ movement held several protests across Italy on Saturday, including in Milan and Bergamo, two cities in the epicentre of Italy’s coronavirus pandemic, demanding a new government and return to the Italian Lira whi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Caroline Davies (now), Ben Quinn and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Brazil Russia China Americas Asia Pacific Medical research Europe Microbiology Africa Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

Brazil has record new coronavirus cases, surpasses France in deaths
Brazil reported a record 33,274 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, its health ministry said, and the death toll surpassed that of France and now ranks only below the United States, Britain and Italy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus deaths top 50,000 in Latin America: Reuters tally
Latin America hit a grim milestone on Saturday as coronavirus deaths topped 50,000 and cases neared 1 million, with countries such as Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru struggling to stem the tide, according to a Reuters tally. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Oral disorders associated with the experience of verbal bullying among Brazilian school-aged children: a case-control study - Duarte-Rodrigues L, Ramos-Jorge ML, Alves-Duarte AC, Fonseca-Silva T, Flores-Mir C, Marques LS.
BACKGROUND: Dental features have been considered a potential target of verbal bullying (VB) among school-aged children. The authors conducted a study to investigate the association between the presence of oral disorders and the occurrence of VB among 8- th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Factors associated with depressive symptoms among rural residents from remote areas - Conti CL, Bor çoi AR, Almança CCJ, Barbosa WM, Archanjo AB, de Assis Pinheiro J, Freitas FV, de Oliveira DR, Cardoso LD, De Paula H, Álvares-da-Silva AM.
This study aimed to investigate the risk factors for depressive symptoms among rural residents in Brazil. A representative sample of two hundred eighty-eight volunteers aged from 18 to 65  years was included and determining factors for high BDI-II score we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rural and Agricultural Issues Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: deaths surge in Brazil and Russia as Trump says US is quitting WHO
President claims body has ‘failed to reform’; UK expert says country not ready to ease lockdown; Australia to relax rules on 1 June. All the developments liveRuby Princess crew member given TB diagnosisTrump announces severing of ties with WHOCoronavirus latest: at a glance7.17amBSTReuters reports on developments in the former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan.Uzbekistan has extended measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus until 15 June, but relaxed some restrictions, allowing the resumption of domestic tourism and soccer games, the authorities said on Saturday.The country had locked down all its provinces a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn (now) and Calla Wahlquist (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Brazil reaches 27,878 coronavirus deaths, surpasses Spain
Coronavirus deaths in Brazil reached 27,878, the Health Ministry said on Friday, surpassing Spain to become the fifth ranking nation in the number of dead. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Elimination of Leprosy
Traveling man: the Goodwill Ambassador shares a joke with two residents of a leprosarium in Krantau, Uzbekistan during a visit in 2013.By External SourceMay 29 2020 (IPS-Partners)   Warm greetings from Sasakawa Health Foundation in Tokyo. The 100th Issue of the WHO Goodwill Ambassador’s Newsletter has been published. Read special interviews with the Goodwill Ambassador and the UN Special Rapporteur on leprosy, and check out the Timeline of all that has happened since the first issue. My Journey Continues I started this newsletter in April 2003 to share information about the fight against leprosy. This marks th...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Health Source Type: news

RaySearch, Varian partner to track radiation therapy
Radiation therapy software developer RaySearch Laboratories and radiation oncology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RaySearch inks Australian contract RaySearch reports RayStation milestone in Latin America RaySearch expands customer base with China contract Brazil hospital uses Varian's Calypso system Varian opens education center in Japan Varian debuts HyperArc at ASTRO 2016 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls Under Lockdown
Protest against anti-abortion law in Opole, Poland. Credit: Iga Lubczańska. By External SourceBEIRUT / GENEVA, May 28 2020 (IPS) Health systems around the world are prioritising health care services and equipment to treat people diagnosed with Covid-19, which means that many procedures deemed to be elective and non-essential are being suspended or simply not provided. Abortion, for instance, has been categorised as a non-essential health service by some States, while others have removed certain restrictions to accessing abortion. To find out more about the current state of women and girls’ reproductive rights, and h...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA
(Natural News) Over 25,000 people in Brazil have now died from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). This makes the Latin American country’s coronavirus outbreak the sixth deadliest in the world in terms of fatalities, and the second worst in terms of confirmed cases, rising by 20,599 in a single day to its current number of 411,821,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memo from a Multi-Millionaire: Covid-19 Proves Business Case for Taxing the Rich
Health workers applause back to the public applauding them. Madrid, Spain, 22 March 2020. Credit: Burak AkbulutBy Djaffar ShalchiCOPENHAGEN, May 28 2020 (IPS) For the past few decades, many big corporations and very wealthy individuals have operated according to the myth that they are “self-made”, that their success owed nothing to anyone else. From that narrative has come the notion that they are entitled and able to cut themselves off from others, contributing as little as possible in taxes and workers’ wages. But now that the myth has run into the fact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s clear that n...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Djaffar Shalchi Tags: Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

In Brazil's shadow, laid-back Uruguay curbs COVID-19
Leonardo Silveira, a bookstore owner in Montevideo, is hopeful about the future as Uruguay begins a gradual reopening. The small country has kept rates of COVID-19 at one of the lowest levels in Latin America, even as the region becomes a coronavirus epicenter. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Indigenous leader calls for help in Brazil's biggest reserve
As the coronavirus spreads into Brazil's indigenous lands, killing at least 40 people so far by the government’s count, the first two COVID-19 deaths were registered this week in the Xingu area, which is one of the biggest reserves in the world (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Researchers in Brazil develop low-cost mechanical ventilators
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Created at the University of S ã o Paulo's Engineering School (POLI-USP), the machine costs approximately 7% as much as a conventional ventilator and can be freely manufactured by companies that obtain approval from the national health surveillance authority. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stranded Colombians plead for COVID-19 airlift out of Brazil
More than 200 Colombians are camping out inside Sao Paulo’s international airport, hoping to prod Colombian authorities in Brazil to charter a humanitarian flight home (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Global Covid-19 deaths near 355,000 – as it happened
Qatar Covid-19 app ‘exposed 1m people’s personal details’; WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.58amBSTWe ’ve fired up a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Trump criticised over 'preventable' crisis as US passes 100,000 deaths12.41amBSTA loophole in government guidance has caused some of the country ’s most vulnerable people to lose up to 60% of their income and is now forcing many to put their health at risk as lockdown comes to an en...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Damien Gayle, Caroline Davies, and Nick Ames Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Infectious diseases Science Africa Middle East and North Africa Americas Asia Pacific Russia China Brazil Microbiology Medical research Europe Spain Source Type: news

Brazil coronavirus death toll above 25,000, more than 410,000 cases
Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 25,000 people on Wednesday, at 25,598, the Health Ministry said. Deaths from the disease caused by the coronavirus over the last 24 hours were 1,086. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil Coronavirus Deaths Could Surpass 125,000 by August, US Study Says Brazil Coronavirus Deaths Could Surpass 125,000 by August, US 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.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 27, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: European commission proposes €750bn Covid-19 recovery plan
Qatar Covid-19 app ‘exposed 1m people’s personal details’; WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America‘Defining’ moment as EU executive pushes for €500bn in grantsColombia designers make cardboard hospital beds that double as coffinsUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance7.58pmBSTThe city of Sydney is bracing itself for a rat ‘plague’ after Covid-19 had forced hungry rodents to turn to cannibalism,Naaman Zhou reports from Australia.Empty offices and restaurants in the city are driving hungry rats into h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Caroline Davies, Nick Ames and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Infectious diseases Science Africa Middle East and North Africa Americas Asia Pacific Russia China Brazil Microbiology Medical research Europe Spain Source Type: news

Bullying victimization in three countries: a cross-cultural study - Zequin ão MA, Medeiros P, Silva JL, Skrzypiec G, Trevisol MTC, Lopes L, Pereira B.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of bullying victimization and possible associations with the social-cultural context and sex of children and adolescents from Australia, Brazil and Portugal. METHODS: this was a cross-sectional and and cross-cultu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Spain begins 10 days of mourning as global deaths pass 350,000
Longest official mourning period in Spain ’s democracy; unrest grows in UK PM’s party over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; WHO says Americas are new Covid-19 epicentre. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Germany to relax travel curbs as Spain mourns Covid-19 victimsTory unrest increases pressure on PM to sack Dominic CummingsAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance5.21amBSTIndonesia said Tuesday it is deploying 340,000 troops to clamp down on rampant social-distancing violations as coronavirus infections surge in the world ’s fourth most populous country, AFP reports.The mi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Infectious diseases Science Africa Middle East and North Africa Americas Asia Pacific Russia China Brazil Microbiology Medical research Europe Spain Source Type: news

Global report: WHO says the Americas are centre of pandemic as cases surge
Pan American Health Organization warns of ‘very tough’ weeks ahead; US approaches 100,000 deaths; New Zealand has fifth day with no casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Americas have emerged as the new centre of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, as a US study forecast deaths surging inBrazil and other Latin American countries through August.“Now is not the time for countries to ease restrictions,” Carissa Etienne, WHO director for the Americas and head of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), said via videoconference....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Guardian staff and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Brazil Chile Americas Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news