Bolsonaro, others shun masks at July 4 celebration in Brazil
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has attended a U.S. Independence Day celebration in Brazil's capital at which participants declined to wear face masks, one day after he vetoed obligatory use of masks in private settings (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Latin America sees half of all new Covid-19 infections as health systems flounder
At the end of April, video emerged from the main hospital in the Brazilian city of Manaus of bodies lined up in corridors, the victims of a sudden surge in the coronavirus. At the same time, the city began digging mass graves for hundreds of people who'd not even had the chance of treatment. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The US, Brazil and others lifted lockdowns early. These charts show just how deadly that decision was
Patience in lifting coronavirus restrictions is paying off all over the world, but lifting lockdowns too early can have deadly consequences. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Brazilian cases pass 1.5m – as it happened
Country has second-worst outbreak in the world as global cases near 11mUS reports world ’s biggest daily increase in cases with 55,0004 July celebrations increase risk of ‘superspreader’ events12.31amBSTThis blog is closing now but you can continue to follow all the worldwide developments in the pandemic at our new blog here:Related:Coronavirus live news: US states hit fresh highs as England prepares to reopen pubs12.29amBSTWe are wrapping up the live blog, but will continue the coverage from a new live blog you can findhere.Here ’s the coronavirus news for Friday:Continue reading... (Source: Guardi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Josh Taylor (now); Kevin Rawlinson, Damien Gayle, Jessica Murray, Caroline Davies and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases UK news Australia news US news Science Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Teen-dating violence: conception of adolescents in a Brazilian metropolis - Taquette SR, Moraes CL, Borges L, Furtado S.
BACKGROUND: Teen-dating violence (TDV) can lead to health problems for those involved, especially females, including homicides and is predictive of intimate partner violence in adulthood. METHODS: To analyze the adolescents' perception of definitions, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Yet Another Brazilian Museum Suffers Fire, Loss Of Specimens
The Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden is still assessing the damage from a June 15 fire. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 3, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

The US, Brazil and others lifted lockdowns early. These charts show just how deadly that decision was
Patience in lifting coronavirus restrictions is paying off all over the world, but lifting lockdowns too early can have deadly consequences. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Organise 2020: TUC ’s free festival launches next week
As union membership in the UK rises for the third year running, the TUC is bringing the movement together to rebuild collective strength – and even in the era of COVID-19, there’s a big range of activities available online to take part in. Speaking about the event, UNISON assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie said: “Organise 2020 is a great opportunity to hear about some of the innovative organising campaigns that are taking place across the World. “The important thing will be not just to listen to the talks, but to act and to use Organise 2020 to inspire our own organising work.” Sc...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 3, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article international organising TUC Source Type: news

'Fang'tastic: researchers report amphibians with snake-like dental glands
(Utah State University) Utah State University biologist Edmund 'Butch' Brodie, Jr. and colleagues from Brazil's Butantan Institute describe oral glands in a family of terrestrial caecilians, serpent-like amphibians related to frogs and salamanders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: cases rising in 37 US states as Brazil infections near 1.5m
UN predicts mass bankruptcies in Latin America;Florida confirms 10,000 new cases in one day; global cases near 11m. Follow the latest updatesCases rising in 37 US statesBrazil infections nearing 1.5mTrump awol as president during pandemic, says ex-CIA chiefInteractive vaccine tracker: how close are we?See all our coronavirus coverage1.29amBSTEnglish holidaymakers will be able to visit Spain, Italy, France andGermany without having to quarantine for 14 days on their return and travel restrictions on up to 60 other countries and territories are also set to be lifted.The government ’s rule change will come into effect o...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases UK news Australia news US news Science Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

UK to relax travel quarantine from 10 July – as it happened
Death toll passes 61,000; Florida recordsbiggest one-day increase in its new cases; Swedenrecords 947 new cases in a day. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereTrump awol as president during pandemic, says ex-CIA chiefGlobal report: new US record increase as NZ health minister quitsNo kissing: Amsterdam ’s red light district reopensInteractive vaccine tracker: how close are we?12.14amBSTHi, Helen Sullivan here – we’ve launched a new global coronavirus blog at the link below, where I’ll be taking you through the latest for the next few hours:Related:Coronavirus liv...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell Jessica Murray, Aamna Mohdin, Rebecca Ratcliffe,Ben Doherty (earlier) Nadeem Badshah (now) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Middle East and North Africa US news Source Type: news

Brazil to Test Sinovac's Potential Vaccine Against COVID-19 in Six States Brazil to Test Sinovac's Potential Vaccine Against COVID-19 in Six States
A potential coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac will be tested in Brazil by 12 research centers in 6 Brazilian states, the governor of Sao Paulo state, Joao Doria, said on Wednesday, adding the trials still need to be approved by local health vigilance agency Anvisa.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 2, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Lives Lost: Brazilian toddler was saying her first words
The coronavirus death toll in Brazil keeps rising and among the dead is a little girl named Vitoria Gabrielle from a working class Rio de Janeiro neighborhood (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil death toll exceeds 60,000; West Bank goes into lockdown – as it happened
Global tourism stands tolose up to $3.3tn, says UN;Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; touristflights to Greece resume; global casespass 10.5mAustralia: 73 new cases in MelbourneTrump silent as US records record one-day rise in casesCzech republic drops mask rule as Prague has street partyRussia rushes lockdown end as Lenin tomb reopens12.39amBSTWe ’re closing this blog now. But you can follow all the day’s developments at our new live blog here:Related:Coronavirus live news: New Zealand health minister quits, as WHO says Middle East at 'critical' point12.31amBSTWe will close this live blog now, an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ben Doherty (now); Kevin Rawlinson, Jessica Murray, Aamna Mohdin, Simon Burnton and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news Australia news UK news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Brazil death toll exceeds 60,000; West Bank goes into lockdown
Global tourism stands tolose up to $3.3tn, says UN;Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses; touristflights to Greece resume; global casespass 10.5mAustralia: 73 new cases in MelbourneTrump silent as US records record one-day rise in casesCzech republic drops mask rule as Prague has street partyRussia rushes lockdown end as Lenin tomb reopens7.17pmBSTThe US has suffered 560 more deaths and registered another 43,644 cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said, taking the respective totals to 127,299 and 2,624,873.7.00pmBSTContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray and Kevin Rawlinson (now); Aamna Mohdin, Simon Burnton and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news Australia news UK news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Duration of antibiotic therapy in critically ill patients: A randomized controlled trial of a clinical and C-reactive protein-based protocol versus an evidence-based best practice strategy without biomarkers
Conclusion(s): Daily monitoring of CRP levels may allow early interruption of antibiotic therapy in a higher proportion of patients, without an effect on total antibiotic consumption. The clinical and microbiological relevance of this finding remains to be demonstrated. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Oxford team begins vaccine trials in Brazil and South Africa to determine efficacy, BMJ
Vaccine developers at the University of Oxford have begun testing their covid-19 vaccine candidate in multiple countries around the world, in the hope that it will increase their chance of determining efficacy. Sarah Gilbert, a professor of vaccinology who is leading the project, said that the low levels of transmission in the UK now meant that there was “little chance of determining efficacy” in the country. But the developers have had numerous offers from other countries wanting to run efficacy trials and have now started work in Brazil and South Africa, with another country in Africa set to follow, as well ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: US buys nearly all global remdesivir stocks as Brazil deaths near 60,000
Three asylum seekers at camp near US border test positive for coronavirus; UN asks for nearly $10bn in aid for Syria;Greece faces ‘huge difficulties’ when flights resume. Follow the latest updatesFauci says new US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a dayUS buys up world stock of key Covid-19 drug remdesivirJacinda Ardern decries ‘dangerous’ calls to reopen New Zealand bordersWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?5.04amBSTThe full story on the case increases in Victoria, Australia now:The state reported 73 new Covid-19 cases overnight, with 10 hotspot postcodes to enter lockdown ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news Australia news UK news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Greece faces 'huge difficulties' when flights resume; 'irregularities' in Slovenia PPE purchase – as it happened
India hasover 550,000 infections; Airbus warns of15,000 job losses. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.23amBSTWe ’ve launched a brand new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: US buys nearly all global remdesivir stocks as Brazil deaths near 60,00012.08amBSTHere are the key developments from the last few hours:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Amy Walker, Caroline Davies and Nick Ames (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Perceived neighborhood and fall history among community-dwelling older adults living in a large Brazilian urban area: a multilevel approach - Moreira BS, Andrade ACS, Xavier CC, Proietti FA, Braga LS, Friche AAL, Caiaffa WT.
This study aimed to evaluate if perceived neighborhood features are related to falls among older Brazilian ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Yellow May: worldwide road safety injury prevention program - Fraga GP, Calderan TRA, Dorigatti AE, Gutierrez DM, Ramalho JA.
INTRODUCTION: The Yellow May Movement was created in Brazil in 2014, with only one objective, i.e., to bring society's attention to the high rates of deaths and injuries in traffic all around the world. The aim is to raise awareness toward the issue of roa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Coronavirus, Spreading in Brazil's Interior, Threatens to'Boomerang' Back to Major Cities Coronavirus, Spreading in Brazil's Interior, Threatens to'Boomerang' Back to Major Cities
The novel coronavirus, now spreading through the smaller towns of Brazil's interior, risks returning to major cities in a so-called'boomerang effect,'as a lack of specialized medical treatment forces patients into larger urban centers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

The World Hits Sobering Coronavirus Milestones: 500,000 Dead and 10 Million Confirmed Cases
(ROME) — The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday — 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases — and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come. “COVID-19 has taken a very swift and very dangerous turn in Texas over just the past few weeks,” said Gov. Greg Abbott, who allowed businesses to start reopening in early May but on Friday shut down bars and limited restaurant dining amid a spike in cases. California Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled back reopenings ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicole Winfield and Ken Moritsugu / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Brazil ties U.S. with largest daily number of COVID-19 cases
The World Health Organization reported more than 10 million people have tested positive for COVID-19. Brazil and India are seeing the virus spread fast. Elizabeth Palmer reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global cases reach 9.68m as Australia braces for surge – as it happened
Brazil records nearly 47,000 new cases: while the UK announceseasing of quarantining for holidaymakers. This blog has now closed. Follow our live news coverage belowCoronavirus live updates1.39amBSTWe have now closed this blog, but you can stay up to date on our new live coronavirus coverage here:Related:Coronavirus live news: US hits record daily case rise as Australia's testing blitz of clusters continues1.20amBSTMore than 250 repatriated Australians have returned home and will begin a two-week supervised quarantine in an Adelaide hotel.The passengers arrived at Adelaide Airport on Saturday morning Australian time on a f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Luke Henriques-Gomes (now); Fran Lawther Nadeem Badshah, Sarah Marsh. Frances Perraudin and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news UK news Australia news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

How Deforestation Helps Deadly Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post How Deforestation Helps Deadly Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Environment Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Brazilian startup seeks to develop a wholly indigenous COVID-19 diagnostic test
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The project is supported by FAPESP's Innovative Research in Small Business Program. The firm plans to produce ELISA kits that will detect antibodies against the novel coronavirus in blood serum. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

CorTechs Labs to distribute Subtle's PET, MR software
Medical image software developers Subtle Medical and CorTechs Labs have signed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CorTechs Labs merges with HealthLytix CorTechs starts new phase of NIH grant for Alzheimer's CorTechs' NeuroQuant gets Brazilian clearance Subtle Medical gets FDA nod for SubtleMR Subtle Medical targets gadolinium with NIH grant Subtle Medical wins 1st clinical installation for SubtlePET (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Promising vaccine trial pushes into COVID-swamped South Africa, Brazil
Oxford University team's drug is a leading contender, but there isn't enough virus still circulating in England for a trial there to work alone. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of global oxygen concentrator shortage as cases rise by 1m per week
Texas hospitals near capacity;Dutch brothels to reopen;volunteers receive first doses of experimental vaccine. Follow the latest updatesWHO warns of global oxygen shortageIndia has highest daily rise in casesEU border rules could bar US visitorsSee all our coronavirus coverage4.28amBSTThe death toll from the coronavirus in Latin America is expected to skyrocket to nearly 390,000 by October, with Brazil and Mexico seen accounting for two-thirds of fatalities as other nations in the region contain their outbreaks, the University of Washington said on Wednesday.4.09amBSTHi,Helen Sullivan here. A reminder you can get in touch ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases Australia news UK news US news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Volunteers in Brazil and South Africa receive first doses of experimental vaccine – as it happened
Vaccinedeveloped at Oxford University; deaths in Latin Americapass 100,000; Brazil records39,436 new cases. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.14amBSTWe ’ve fired up a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: WHO warns of global oxygen shortage as cases rise by 1m per week12.12amBSTBritish families falling out of work during the coronavirus crisis will get £1,600 less on average in benefits than they would have done without a decade of austerity imposed by the Conservatives.Even after taking account of emergency additio...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson , Damien Gayle, Jessica Murray, and Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Brazil Judge Orders Bolsonaro to Wear a Mask Due to COVID-19 Brazil Judge Orders Bolsonaro to Wear a Mask Due to COVID-19
A Brazilian judge ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a mask in public after the right-wing populist attended political rallies without one in the middle of the world's second-worst coronavirus outbreak.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 24, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: India records its highest daily rise in cases; EU border rules could bar US visitors
Indian army called in after record rise in Delhi cases; deaths in Latin Americapass 100,000; Brazil records39,436 new casesFrance says 460,000 people have deleted contact-tracing appGlobal report: seven US states report record Covid-19 hospitalisationsThousands gather for Russia ’s Victory Day parade as cases pass 600kUK coronavirus updates – live2.55pmBSTChina ’s appetite for salmon and other seafood has crashed after a resurgence in coronavirus infections in Beijing was traced to chopping boards for imported salmon in a wholesale food market in the capital,Reuters reports.Exporters all the way to Europe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Sarah Marsh and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Trials With Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Start in Brazil Trials With Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Start in Brazil
Human clinical trials in Brazil for a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University started this weekend, sponsor Lemann Foundation said in a statement late on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 24, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

U.S. Citizens Likely to Be Barred as Europe Reopens Borders for Travel, Tourism
(BRUSSELS) — Americans are unlikely to be allowed into Europe when the continent reopens its borders next week, due to how the coronavirus pandemic is flaring in the U.S. and President Donald Trump’s ban on Europeans entering the United States. European nations appear on track to reopen their borders between each other by July 1, and their representatives in Brussels are now debating what virus-related criteria should apply when lifting border restrictions to the outside world that were imposed in March. Read more: Mapping the Spread of the Coronavirus Outbreak Around the U.S. and the World In recommendations ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LORNE COOK / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 europe News Desk wire Source Type: news

Brazil now second country to top 1 million coronavirus cases, deaths over 50,000
(Natural News) Officials confirmed last week that Brazil has passed one million coronavirus cases, making it the second country – after the U.S. – to reach the grim milestone. To note, the U.S. still leads in global caseload, reaching two million infections early this month. The Ministry of Health also reported a record of 54,771 new cases on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inherited mutation found among Brazilians increases cancer risk
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) Genomic research helps explain why some people with a common TP53 mutation widespread in Brazil get cancer while others do not. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 24, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

'Stay at home but don't stay still,' researchers recommend
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) In a review article published in the American Journal of Physiology, Brazilian researchers present scientific evidence on the impact of short periods of inactivity on the cardiovascular system and recommend exercise to stay fit at home during the pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US case surge as Brazil confirms 39,436 new Covid-19 infections
Three US states confirm record cases; Novak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19; 200 cases at one South African school. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Covid-19 restricts hajj and Germany locks down districtPakistan Covid-19 doctors witness black market deals in blood plasmaBrazilian judge tells Bolsonaro to behave and wear a face maskNovak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19 amid Adria Tour fallout12.29amBST“Before the plague came in we had the best of everything,” he says.Trump is making claim after claim about helping Black Americans before the pandemic. A reminder that during the coronavirus pande...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

French app alerts only 14 people in three weeks; judge orders Bolsonaro to wear mask – as it happened
England relaxes social distancing rules; Dr Anthony Faucitestifies to US Congress; German district put in local lockdown. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereGlobal report: Covid-19 restricts hajj and Germany locks down districtBrazilian judge tells Bolsonaro to behave and wear a face mask12.07amBSTWe ’ve fired up a brand new blog at the link below – where I’ll be covering Trump’s student rally in Phoenix, Arizona as US cases surge:Related:Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns of 'disturbing' US case surge as Brazil confirms 39,436 new Covid-19 infections11.49pmBST...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Jessica Murray, Damien Gayle and Nick Ames (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news Australia news UK news Microbiology Medical research Brazil Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Saudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendees as global Covid-19 cases pass 9m
Texas ‘wide open for business’;WHO urges dexamethasone steroid boom; South Africa infections top 100,000. Follow the latest updatesSaudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendeesHalf of US states see spike as officials warn first wave far from overGlobal cases pass 9 millionBarcelona opera reopens with performance for nearly 3,000 potted plantsSee all our coronavirus coverage10.01amBSTPeople inFrance are being urged to go back to their places of work in a new easing of the coronavirus regulations following a “significant improvement in the health situation”.The employment minister, Muriel P éni...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nick Ames (now); Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases US news Australia news UK news Microbiology Medical research Brazil Source Type: news

The impact of cyberbullying on schoolchildren's dental anxiety in Brazil: a cross-sectional multi-level study - Silveira ER, Costa VPP, Goettems ML, Ardenghi TM, Azevedo MS, Correa MB, Demarco FF.
OBJECTIVES: This cross-sectional study assessed the correlation between individual and school-related social environment variables with dental anxiety in Brazilian schoolchildren aged 8-12  years. METHODS: A sample of children from 20 private and publi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bolsonaro silent as Brazil passes 50,000 deaths; global cases reach 9 million – as it happened
China halts imports from food plant where 481 tested positive; South Africa hits 100,000 cases; New York shops reopen; Lisbon brings back lockdown restrictions. This blog is closedHalf of US states see spike as officials warn first wave far from overSouth Korea has Covid-19 second wave as Israel ponders new lockdownWHO reports record daily rise in cases worldwideBrazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to coronavirus12.12amBSTWe ’ve launched a brand new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Saudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendees as global Covid-19 cases...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now); Damien Gayle, Ben Quinn, Frances Perraudin andHelen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Australia news UK news US news China Europe Asia Pacific Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

WHO reports biggest one-day rise in coronavirus cases
U.N. health agency says more than 183,000 cases were confirmed in latest 24-hour span. The U.S. and Brazil continue to be hit particularly hard. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Bolsonaro silent as Brazil passes 50,000 deaths; global cases reach 9 million
China halts imports from food plant where 481 tested positive; New York shops and bars reopen; Lisbon brings back lockdown restrictionsHalf of US states see spike as officials warn first wave far from overSouth Korea has Covid-19 second wave as Israel ponders new lockdownWHO reports record daily rise in cases worldwideBrazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to coronavirus7.49pmBSTThe number of people who died from Covid-19 inFrance rose by 23 on Monday to 29,663, the first time in four days that the daily tally rose above 20, having fallen to a three-and-a-half month low of 7 on Sunday.The country ’s confirm...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now); Damien Gayle, Ben Quinn, Frances Perraudin andHelen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Australia news UK news US news China Europe Asia Pacific Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Incidence, persistence and risk factors of fear of falling in older adults: cohort study (2008-2013) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Drummond FMM, Louren ço RA, Lopes CS.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the incidence and persistence of fear of falling in older adults and the clinical/functional, psychosocial and lifestyle-related risk factors. METHODS: A longitudinal study with 393 community-dwelling older adults aged 65 yea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Continuity of psychiatric disorders between 6 and 11 years of age in the 2004 Pelotas Birth Cohort - La Maison C, Maruyama JM, Munhoz TN, Santos IS, do Amaral MR, Anselmi L, Barros FC, Pastor-Valero M, Matijasevich A.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the incidence and homotypic and heterotypic continuity of psychiatric disorders between ages 6 and 11. METHODS: In 2004, all live births in the city of Pelotas, Brazil, were recorded (n=4,231). Psychiatric disorders were a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Undeclared civil war? Urban violence in major city in Brazil - Romeo ACDCB, Cardoso PLP, Correia-Jr GB, Joaquim-de-Carvalho MEA, Santos FM, Serafim DF, Dos Reis-Junior GS, Cunha AG.
This study describes violence victims treated at a trauma reference hospital in Salvador, Brazil and analyzes the impac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brazil to Exceed 1 Million COVID-19 Cases as Virus Rages Brazil to Exceed 1 Million COVID-19 Cases as Virus Rages
Brazil was on track to surpass 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, with total deaths fast approaching 50,000 as the country struggles with a tense political climate and worsening economic outlook.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

WHO reports biggest one-day rise in coronavirus cases
U.N. health agency says more than 183,000 cases were confirmed in latest 24-hour span. The U.S. and Brazil continue to be hit particularly hard. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news