Colombia faces calls to put capital into total lockdown – as it happened
Cases rise by over 230,000 worldwide in 24 hours; EU summit‘may not agree Covid-19 recovery fund’; 130m‘may go hungry in 2020 because of virus’. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here‘Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – studyGerman study finds low Covid-19 infection rate in schoolsFauci sidelined as Trump ’s White House steps up briefing campaignBereaved urge EU chief to supervise Italian coronavirus inquiry12.04amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Archie Bland and Caroline Davies (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news South Africa Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus live: 'no return to normal for foreseeable future,' says WHO; Latin America deaths pass US and Canada
Cases rise by over 230,000 worldwide in 24 hours; 250,000 people in Manila to return to lockdown; Brazil cases near 2m‘Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – studyGerman study finds low Covid-19 infection rate in schoolsFauci sidelined as Trump ’s White House steps up briefing campaignBereaved urge EU chief to supervise Italian coronavirus inquiry7.57pmBSTThe Trump administration is increasinglyat war with Anthony Fauci, the federal government ’s top public health expert, over the handling of the epidemic, as the US continues to report around 60,000 new cases a day.In what ap...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Rawlinson (now); Archie Bland, Caroline Davies and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news South Africa Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record global cases as South Africa reinstates alcohol ban
Cases rise by over 230,000 worldwide in 24 hours;Florida cases increase by record total for a US state; Brazil cases near 2m. Follow the latest updatesSouth Africa reimposes ban on alcohol salesWHO reports record rise in global infectionsImmunity to Covid-19 could be lost in months, UK study suggests30-year-old dies after attending ‘Covid party’ in TexasSee all our coronavirus coverage4.54amBSTHong Kong health authorities are continuing to battle its worst virus outbreak yet. It saw a rise in cases in March as people began returning from overseas, prompting increased social distancing measures and restrictions ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news South Africa Brazil Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID cases in the South
Gottlieb likened the experience across the South, which is reporting a surge in coronavirus cases, to Brazil. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain is the worst-hit country outside of the US and Brazil. But it STILL won't wear masks
Walk into any busy store in England or board a train on London's cramped underground system and you will see dozens of people unmasked. And you can forget about face coverings at recently reopened pubs... that's about as likely as a free pint of beer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain is the worst-hit country outside of the US and Brazil. It STILL won't wear masks
Walk into any busy store in England or board a train on London's cramped underground system and you will see dozens of people unmasked. And you can forget about face coverings at recently reopened pubs... that's about as likely as a free pint of beer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Trump makes first public outing in mask while global deaths tally over 560,000
Cases in India pass 800,000; South African cases top 250,000; UK death toll rises to 44,80011.26pmBSTBrazil, the world ’s second biggest coronavirus hotspot after the United States, recorded 1,071 new deaths from the outbreak on Saturday, with a total of 1,839,850 confirmed cases.Brazil has now recorded a total of 71,469 deaths, the health ministry said.11.17pmBSTA demonstration inTel Avivagainst the Israeli government ’s handling of the pandemic, which we reported onearlier, has resulted in violent clashes between protesters and police.This from the journalistLouis Fishman:Following protests in Tel Aviv &rsquo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Damien Gayle, Aaron Walawalkar, Lisa Cox and Melissa Davey (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Helmet use and injury severity among crashed motorcyclists in Brazilian state capitals: an analysis of the violence an accidents survey 2017 - Souto RMCV, Corassa RB, Lima CM, Malta DC.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the effect of helmet use on injury severity among motorcyclists and passengers involved in traffic accidents. METHODS: Cross-sectional study of traffic accidents involving motorcyclists attended at the emergency healthcare units par... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Aggressions in urgency and emergency care in Brazilian capitals: perspectives of 2011, 2014 and 2017 VIVA Survey - Pinto IV, Bevilacqua PD, Ribeiro AP, Santos APD, Bernal RTI, Malta DC.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the profile of care provided by aggressions in emergency units from the VIVA Survey 2011, 2014 and 2017 data, and to compare the evolution of six indicators over four (2011 to 2014) and seven years (2011 to 2017). METHODS: Cross... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Female motorcycle mortality in Brazilian municipalities, 2005, 2010 and 2015 - Pinheiro PC, Queiroz BL, Teixeira RA, Ribeiro ALP, Malta DC.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the spatial distribution of female mortality due to motorcycle accidents in Brazilian municipalities between 2005 and 2015, as well as the variation in rates in the same period. METHODS: Female mortality rates for the years 2005, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Profile of notification of violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transvestite and transsexual people recorded in the National Information System on Notifiable Diseases, Brazil, 2015-2017 - Pinto IV, Andrade SSA, Rodrigues LL, Santos MAS, Marinho MMA, Ben ício LA, Correia RSB, Polidoro M, Canavese D.
This study aimed to describe the profile of notifications of violence against LGBT people in Brazil, from 2015 to 2017. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional descriptive study with secondary data on records of violence against LGBT people. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Analysis of notifications of intimate partner violence against women, Brazil, 2011-2017 - Mascarenhas MDM, Tomaz GR, Meneses GMS, Rodrigues MTP, Pereira VOM, Corassa RB.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze notifications of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. METHODS: Cross-sectional study on IPV against women (≥ 15 years old) registered in Brazilian Notification Disease Information System (Sinan) from 2011 to 2017, anal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Risk and protective factors related to domestic violence against Brazilian adolescents - Antunes JT, Machado E, Malta DC.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the factors associated with domestic violence against Brazilian adolescents. METHODOLOGY: Descriptive analysis of the variables and calculation of the prevalence of intrafamily violence reported by the students was performed, fol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence against adolescents: analysis of health sector notifications, Brazil, 2011-2017 - Pereira VOM, Pinto IV, Mascarenhas MDM, Shimizu HE, Ramalho WM, Fagg CW.
This study aims to characterize the profile of violence victims and likely perpetrators of violence against adolescents, as well as to describe the percen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Wounded adolescences: a portrait of firearm violence reported in Brazil - Pinto IV, Ribeiro AP, Santos APD, Bevilacqua P, Lachtim SAF, Pereira VOM, Malta DC.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the notifications of interpersonal and self-inflicted firearm violence in adolescents and to identify the factors associated with the notification of this event. METHODOLOGY: Cross-sectional study analyzing data from Sinan from 2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Profile of cases due to burn attended in emergency care units in Brazilian capitals in 2017 - Malta DC, Bernal RTI, Lima CM, Cardoso LSM, Andrade FMD, Marcatto JO, Gawryszewski VP.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the profile of burn victims attended in emergency services and to identify associations between the variables investigated. METHODS: Cross-sectional study based on data from the 2017 survey "Surveillance of violence and accident... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy for victims of sexual abuse with severe post-traumatic stress disorder: an open label pilot study in Brazil - Jardim AV, Jardim DV, Chaves BR, Steglich M, Ot'alora G M, Mithoefer MC, da Silveira DX, T ófoli LF, Ribeiro S, Matthews R, Doblin R, Schenberg EE.
OBJECTIVE: To conduct Brazil's first clinical trial employing 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), given its high prevalence resulting from epidemic violence. METHODS: Of 60 voluntee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Bogot á to re-enter strict lockdown – as it happened
WHO reports worrying rise;second Venezuelan minister tests positive; Brazil records 1,200 more deathsIdlib ’s first Covid-19 case sparks fear of fresh disasterScott Morrison says Australia will halve rate of international arrivalsWHO inquiry aims to ‘stop the world being blindsided again’Disney World set to reopen despite coronavirus surge in Florida12.38amBSTThis blog is closed – keep followingcoronavirus news at our new live blog.12.12amBSTUS prison officials have announced California willrelease up to 8,000 people from state prisons to curb the spread of Covid-19 throughout the institutions.Offic...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey (now); Kevin Rawlinson, Martin Belam, Sarah Marsh, Fran Lawther, Amelia Hill and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Africa Source Type: news

Brazil Press Group Files Criminal Complaint Against Bolsonaro for Removing Mask Brazil Press Group Files Criminal Complaint Against Bolsonaro for Removing Mask
The Brazilian Press Association on Thursday filed a criminal complaint to the Supreme Court against President Jair Bolsonaro, after he took off his mask in a televised interview in which he announced he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Bolsonaro Bets'Miraculous Cure' for COVID-19 Can Save Brazil, and His Life Bolsonaro Bets'Miraculous Cure' for COVID-19 Can Save Brazil, and His Life
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 10, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

WHO Experts in China to Begin Investigation of Coronavirus Origins
(BEIJING) — Two World Health Organization experts will spend the next two days in the Chinese capital to lay the groundwork for a larger mission to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. An animal health expert and an epidemiologist will meet Chinese counterparts in Beijing on Saturday and Sunday to fix the “scope and terms of reference” for a WHO-led international mission aimed at learning how the virus jumped from animals to humans, an agency statement said. Scientists believe the virus may have originated in bats, then was transmitted through another mammal such as a civet cat or an armadill...
Source: TIME: Health - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sam McNeil / AP Tags: Uncategorized China COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Brazil LGBTQ group hides from virus in Copacabana building
About 50 LGBTQ people have sheltered from the new coronavirus in a formerly abandoned building a few blocks from Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Bolivia president tests positive amid record rise in South Africa cases
Covid-19 outbreak accelerates across Africa; Venezuelan Socialist Party boss also tests positive; Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ‘in good health’. Follow the latest updates:South Africa warns of coronavirus ‘storm’ as outbreak accelerates across continentBolivia ’s president and Venezuela’s Socialist party leader test positive for Covid-19WHO says coronavirus pandemic still acceleratingTrudeau and Trump ’s responses see wildly different results1.54amBSTPlans for the fall semester at the University ofCalifornia, Berkeley, are in question after 47 new Covid-19 cases tied to frate...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Africa Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Influenza A(H1N2) variant virus – Brazil
On 22 June 2020, the International Health Regualtions (IHR) Focal Point (FP) of Brazil shared a preliminary report with the Panamerican Health Organization, the WHO Regional Office for the Americas of a human infection withInfluenza A(H1N2) variant virus (A(H1N2)v). According to the report, the patient, a 22-year-old female, with no comorbidities, worked in a swine slaughterhouse in Ibipor ã Municipality, Paraná State, and developed an influenza-like illness on 12 April 2020. The patient initially sought medical care on 14 April and a respiratory specimen was obtained on 16 April as part of routine surveillan...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - July 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Tulsa health chief cites Trump rally over spike in cases – as it happened
Gathering ‘likely contributed’ to surge; Bolsonaro vetoes measures to help indigenous people; Melbourne goesinto full lockdown after rises in cases. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereWHO says ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne coronavirus spreadUS officially notifies World Health Organization of its withdrawalBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus updates – live12.25amBSTHi, Helen Sullivan here. We ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: US case...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now) and Haroon Siddique, Damien Gayle, Caroline Davies and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Melbourne goes back into lockdown; Italy stops Bangladesh flights after new infections
Melbourne goesinto full lockdown after rises in cases; Bolsonarotaking hydroxychloroquine to cure his Covid-19 infectionWHO says ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne coronavirus spreadUS officially notifies World Health Organization of its withdrawalBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirusUS coronavirus updates – live8.03pmBSTGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged EU countries to show solidarity and overcome divisions to approve a massive coronavirus recovery plan this summer.The leaders of the 27 EU states meet in Brussels next week for a crunch summit aimed at agreeing a 750-billi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now) and Haroon Siddique, Damien Gayle, Caroline Davies and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Brazil's president, infected with virus, touts malaria drug
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who says he is infected with the coronavirus, has defended his government’s handling of the pandemic that has killed tens of thousands of Brazilians and touted his use of a contentious anti-malaria drug (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘I Trust Hydroxychloroquine.’ Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Says He’s Taking Controversial Anti-Malaria Drug to Cure Coronavirus
(RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19. Bolsonaro said he tested positive for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. The president told reporters he underwent a lung X-ray on Monday after experiencing fever, muscle aches and malaise. As of Tuesday, his fever had subsided, he said, and he attributed the improvement to hydroxychloroq...
Source: TIME: Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marcelo De Sousa and David Biller / AP Tags: Uncategorized brazil COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

Brazil's president says hydroxychloroquine to cure his virus
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

As Coronavirus Cases Top 3 Million, Fauci Warns Against Misreading a Falling Death Rate
President Trump made it official: The U.S. is pulling out of the World Health Organization. President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has tested positive. Hong Kong faces a “third wave” of infections. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates Coronavirus Reopenings Source Type: news

Brazilian Man Is Free of HIV After Drug Treatment, Researchers Say
Title: Brazilian Man Is Free of HIV After Drug Treatment, Researchers SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet HIV General)
Source: MedicineNet HIV General - July 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

AP Explains: Bolsonaro has downplayed virus fears for months
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for months flirted with the new coronavirus as he disregarded social distancing at lively demonstrations and encouraged crowds during outings from the presidential residence, often without a mask (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. and Global News
President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has been a skeptic of antivirus precautions, tested positive. City halls across the U.S. are finding ways to reopen. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Disease Rates Coronavirus Reopenings Source Type: news

Brazilian Patient in HIV Remission, Negative Antibody Test Brazilian Patient in HIV Remission, Negative Antibody Test
A 35-year-old man is in remission after receiving an intensified regimen of antiretroviral therapy plus nicotinamide supplementation. The results are being met with surprise, skepticism, and hope.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - July 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution
Brazilian scientists say the man no longer shows signs of the infection after taking a powerful drug cocktail. But the preliminary results require confirmation. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Tests (Medical) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) University of California, San Francisco Brazil your-feed-science Source Type: news

HIV treatment: A cure for the deadly virus may have been found - what you need to know
HIV has killed millions people all over the world but there is a very real possibility that a cure has been found for the deadly virus. A HIV patient in Brazil has gone into long-term remission after taking a potent drugs combination. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19 after months of dismissing the seriousness of the virus
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for Covid-19, following months of downplaying the virus. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Shot to Protect Against H.I.V.
A drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing H.I.V. infection than a daily pill, scientists report. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Truvada (Drug) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Women and Girls Transgender and Transsexuals Clinical Trials Gilead Sciences Inc Viiv Healthcare Ltd Brazil your-feed-science Source Type: news

Brazil's president tests positive for COVID-19
The president has downplayed the virus' severity, often appeared in public to shake hands with supporters and mingle with crowds. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazilian AIDS Patient Shows No Sign of Virus After Experimental Drug Therapy
A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors reported Tuesday. The case needs independent verification and it’s way too soon to speculate about a possible cure, scientists cautioned. “These are exciting findings but they’re very preliminary,” said Dr. Monica Gandhi, an AIDS specialist at the University of California, San Francisco. “This has happened to one person, and one person only,” and it didn’t suc...
Source: TIME: Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marilynn Marchione / AP Tags: Uncategorized HIV/AIDS News Desk wire Source Type: news

Brazil President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus Brazil President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brazil ’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus But Says He Feels ‘Perfectly Well’
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for Covid-19 in an escalation of the health crisis that has engulfed Latin America’s largest economy. “I’m perfectly well,” Bolsonaro told CNN Brasil in a live interview, after announcing the result of his test. He added he is taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria medicine he’s been touting as being effective against the virus though its use hasn’t been authorized by most health experts globally and could carry dangerous side effects. The 65-year-old president, who during his campaign to reopen the economy called the virus “just ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simone Iglesias and Murilo Fagundes / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized brazil COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

He called the coronavirus 'a little flu.' Now Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has COVID-19
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has long downplayed the coronavirus, says he has COVID-19. More than 65,000 Brazilians have died from the disease. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Linthicum Source Type: news

Brazilian Man Is Free of HIV After Drug Treatment, Researchers Say
TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 -- A Brazilian man could be the first person to achieve long-term remission from HIV after treatment with a custom blend of antiviral drugs, but experts not involved in the case are skeptical. Blood tests don't show any signs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV
Doctors say a Brazilian man who was infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Australian city of Melbourne to re-enter lockdown; India deaths pass 20,000
South Africa ’s cases pass 200,000;Kenya emerges from lockdown; Brazilian President Jair Bolsonarotested again for coronavirusMelbourne to re-enter Stage 3 lockdown for six weeksSouth Africa cases pass 200,000 as Kenya plans ‘phased reopening’New Zealand rations places for citizens returning home during Covid-19UK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?1.18pmBSTThere have been teething problems in Australia with the permit system allowing people to cross the border between New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria when the border closes tomorrow,according to ABC...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd (now); Amy Walker and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases UK news US news Australia news Microbiology Source Type: news

Reporting of child physical abuse by a group of Brazilian primary care health professionals and associated factors - Silva-Oliveira F, Ferreira RC, Alencar GP, Ferreira EF, Zarzar PM.
BACKGROUND: Evidences points to the importance of health professionals to recognize child abuse, but also to a high frequency of underreporting, even in countries where reporting is mandatory, like Brazil. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the frequency of non-repo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Hospitalizations due injuries resultant from ground traffic accidents in Brazil from 2008 to 2016 - de Aquino C, da Silva Oliveira V, de Lima J únior EC, de Morais Neto OL.
BACKGROUND: In 2015, data from low and middle income countries, victims of land transportation accidents (LTA) accounted for 13 to 31% of hospital visits due to external causes, and 48% of beds in surgical wards. In addition, these individuals required mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide and indigenous populations in Brazil: systematic review -- El suicidio y los pueblos ind ígenas brasileños: revisión sistemática - de Souza RSB, de Oliveira JC, Alvares-Teodoro J, Teodoro MLM.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the frequency, characteristics, and factors contributing to suicide in indigenous populations in Brazil. Method: A systematic review of the literature was performed in PubMed, SciELO, PsycINFO, and LILACS. All population-based st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news