Roche announces 2-year risdiplam data from SUNFISH and new data from JEWELFISH in infants, children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 12 June 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today presented two-year data from Part 1 of its pivotal SUNFISH trial in people aged 2-25 years with Type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at the virtual Cure SMA Annual Conference, 8-12 June, 2020. The results of an exploratory efficacy analysis show risdiplam significantly improved motor function after 24 months of treatment compared to natural history data. In addition, preliminary 12 month data from JEWELFISH, a trial in people with all types of SMA aged 6 months to 60 years previously treated with other SMA therapies, showed that treatment with risdiplam le...
Source: Roche Media News - June 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arizona cases surge to 1,000 new infections daily – as it happened
Brazil reports 30,000 new cases in 24 hours; Sweden says keeping schools open did not lead to outbreaks; shortage of test kits ‘leading to spread in Africa’. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.30amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Related:Coronavirus live news: markets fall over fears of long US recovery as Brazil cases top 800,00012.11amBSTHi,Helen Sullivan joining you now. I ’ll be taking you through the latest news from around the world for the next few hours.Please do get in touch with questions, comments, news and tips on Twitter@helenrsul...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier) Nadeem Badshah , Damien Gayle and Josh Halliday Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news Science Microbiology Medical research UK news US news Australia news Source Type: news

Graves dug in Rio beach to protest handling of COVID-19 pandemic
Brazilians critical of their government's ambiguous response to a surging coronavirus pandemic dug 100 graves and stuck black crosses in the sand of Rio's Copacabana beach on Thursday in a tribute to the nearly 40,000 people who have died so far. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil passes 800,000 COVID-19 cases, reports more than 40,000 deaths
Brazil reported a cumulative total of 802,828 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Thursday, with 30,412 new infections in the last 24 hours in the world's second worst outbreak after the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: US cases pass 2 million as Mexico confirms record daily infections
Brazil deaths near 40,000; Pence claims protests have not increased cases; Belgian Prince fined for going to party; Follow the latest updatesUS cases near 2 millionMexico confirms 4,883 coronavirus cases in new one-day recordGlobal report: EU nations continue steady exits from lockdownAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage5.30amBSTThousands of Palestinians stranded around the world by the coronavirus are still seeking a way home, months after countries closed their borders and grounded flights in the face of the pandemic, AFP reports.The Palestinian Authority says 6,000 people want to co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases World news Science Microbiology Medical research UK news US news Australia news Source Type: news

Slow down: Reduced speed limits save lives in busy cities
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Traffic accidents are the leading cause of non-natural deaths worldwide. Lower speed limits may help prevent accidents. But speed-reduction policies can be controversial and effects are not well documented. A new study from University of Illinois shows that speed reductions in S ã o Paulo, Brazil, dramatically reduced fatal accidents and increased travel times only minimally. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Neighborhood environmental factors associated with leisure walking in adolescents - Dias AF, Gaya AR, Santos MP, Brand C, Pizarro AN, Fochesatto CF, Mendes TM, Mota J, Gaya ACA.
OBJECTIVE To verify the associations of leisure walking with perceived and objective measures of neighborhood environmental factors stratified by gender and socioeconomic status (SES) in Brazilian adolescents. METHODS Cross-sectional study with a r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Brazil's biggest cities start reopening as COVID-19 surges
Brazil's most populous state Sao Paulo reported a record number of COVID-19 deaths for the second day running on Wednesday even as its homonymous metropolis allowed shops to resume business and prepared to reopen its malls. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll nears 40,000
Brazil registered 772,416 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, with 32,913 new infections in the last 24 hours, as the world's second worst outbreak after the United States continued to surge. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil undermines parks by relocating staff
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Goncalves, P. R., Di Dario, F., Petry, A. C., Martins, R. L., da Fonseca, R. N., Henry, M. D., de Assis Esteves, F., Ruiz-Miranda, C. R., Monteiro, L. R., Nascimento, M. T. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Africa passes 200,000 confirmed cases after Burundi president dies of suspected Covid-19
Asylum applications in Europe fall to lowest level for a decade as borders closed; world facesworst food crisis in 50 yearsBurundi president dies of illness suspected to be coronavirusEU says China behind ‘huge wave’ of Covid-19 disinformationFauci: coronavirus pandemic that ‘took over the planet’ is far from overWHO urges Pakistan to return to lockdown as hospitals struggleUK coronavirus updates – live3.07pmBSTA disenchanted supporter has confronted the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, outside his official residence, accusing the right-wing populist of “betraying” the country ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Damien Gayle, Simon Burnton and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Americas Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific New Zealand Canada Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

U.S. Response to COVID-19 is Worse than China ’s. 100 Times Worse.
COVID-19 remains an ongoing threat and the U.S. has just reached a tragic milestone in the pandemic that may not get much attention. The COVID-19 death rate in the U.S. has now passed 340 per million residents, just over 100 times the rate in China. Let that sink in: The death rate from COVID-19 in the U.S. is 100 times greater than it is in China, where the virus first emerged in humans and where the Trump Administration claims the blame should lie for letting the pandemic get out of hand. And it’s not just China that kept its death rate low. Austria, Germany, and Greece have significantly lower per-capita mortalit...
Source: TIME: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gavin Yamey and Dean T. Jamison Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Brazil restores detailed COVID-19 data after Supreme Court ruling
Brazil on Tuesday restored detailed COVID-19 data to its official national website following controversy over the removal of cumulative totals and a ruling by a Supreme Court justice that the full set of information be reinstated. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: Manaus indigenous struggle for care amid pandemic
More than 30,000 indigenous people live in Manaus, the Brazilian state capital hardest hit by the new coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: WHO urges Pakistan to reimpose lockdown as Brazil restores Covid-19 data
WHO official walks back asymptomatic transmission comments; world faces worst food crisis in 50 years; UK NHS waiting list could hit 10m. Follow the latest updatesMoscow relaxes lockdown despite high caseload; Nigerian deaths riseMore than a dozen US states see record high of new casesJudge orders Bolsonaro to resume publishing Brazil Covid-19 dataAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage12.43amBSTHello and welcome to today ’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic with me, Helen Sullivan.As always, it would be great to hear from you. Get in touch with questions, comments, tips and...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Americas Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific New Zealand Canada Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

CorTechs Labs merges with HealthLytix
In a deal that unites two developers of medical image analysis software, CorTechs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: HealthLytix adds CT CoPilot to Nuance AI marketplace HealthLytix gets FDA OK for cancer software CorTechs starts new phase of NIH grant for Alzheimer's CorTechs' NeuroQuant gets Brazilian clearance CorTechs names new CEO, sales VP (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Trend of social iniquities in reports of sexual violence in Brazil between 2010 and 2014 - Silva JV, Roncalli AG.
INTRODUCTION: Sexual violence has emerged in the health field with changes in the epidemiological profiles of populations. METHODOLOGY: An ecological study with 5,565 Brazilian municipalities between 2010 and 2014. A descriptive analysis of the variabl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Brazil'Driving in the Dark' on COVID-19 as Contradictory Data Deepens Confusion Brazil'Driving in the Dark' on COVID-19 as Contradictory Data Deepens Confusion
Brazil drew further criticism for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday after it published contradictory figures on fatalities and infections, deepening a scandal over the country's COVID-19 data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brazil's S ão Paulo registers record daily coronavirus deaths
Brazil's most populous state S ão Paulo registered on Tuesday a record in daily coronavirus deaths, as COVID-19 continues to ravage the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil to consider leaving World Health Organization: Bolsonaro
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he will consider pulling the country out of the World Health Organization once the coronavirus pandemic has passed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

"I felt like I was really talking to you!": intimacy and trust among teen vloggers and followers in Portugal and Brazil - Mar ôpo L, Jorge A, Tomaz R.
This paper analyzes how female teen YouTubers manage intimacy and trust in the narration of their personal lives and the ways in which this is perceived by followers. The analysis of two case studies of popular teen YouTubers from Portugal and Brazil - Sof... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence against children and adolescents in Manaus, Amazonas State, Brazil: a descriptive study of cases and evaluation of notification sheet completeness, 2009-2016 - Oliveira NF, Moraes CL, Junger WL, Reichenheim ME.
OBJECTIVE: to describe cases of violence against children and adolescents and completeness of notification forms registered on the Notifiable Health Conditions Information System (Sinan), Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 2009-2016. METHODS: this was a descrip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exposure to community and family violence and self-rated health in the Brazilian population - Andrade AB, Azeredo CM, Peres MFT.
INTRODUCTION: The isolated negative impacts of community violence and family violence on individuals' self-rated health (SRH) are known, but there is little evidence on the combined effect of these two types of interpersonal violence. OBJECTIVE: To ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Why Brazilian women suffer more from depression and suicidal ideation: a mediation analysis of the role of violence - Carpena MX, Costa FDS, Martins-Silva T, Xavier MO, Loret de Mola C.
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate the mediating effect of violence by a family member or acquaintance on biological sex, depression and suicidal ideation. METHODS: We used data from the 2013 Brazilian National Health Survey, a cross-sectional nationwi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Economic Ghosts Block Post-Lockdown Recovery
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jun 9 2020 (IPS) As governments the world over struggle to revive their economies after the debilitating lockdowns they imposed following their failure to undertake adequate precautionary containment measures to curb Covid-19 contagion, neoliberal naysayers are already warning against needed deficit financing for relief and recovery. Deficit financing options The range of deficit financing options has changed little since first legitimized by Roosevelt and Keynes in the 1930s and used extensively to finance wartime government spending. Jomo Kwame SundaramFirst, debt financing ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Economy & Trade Education Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Brazil reports 679 new coronavirus deaths amid controversy over data
Brazil reported 679 new COVID-19 deaths and 15,654 additional confirmed cases on Monday, as controversy grew over the country's official coronavirus data amid allegations of manipulation from a senior lawmaker. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil total COVID-19 deaths rise to 37,134, says state health secretaries
Brazil reported a total of 37,134 deaths due to coronavirus and 707,412 confirmed cases as of Monday, according to the Council of State Health Secretaries (Conass), which brings together the heads of health departments of all of the country's states. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: lockdowns reduced infection rate by 81%, research shows
Study shows impact of restrictions; New Zealand has zero active cases;global cases pass 7 million, deaths pass 400,000New Zealand declares it has no remaining coronavirus casesUK quarantine rules: ‘They didn’t even check my temperature’Brazil stops releasing Covid-19 death toll and wipes data from official siteAfter six months of coronavirus, how close are we to defeating it?UK coronavirus updates – live7.27pmBSTThe WHO has warned against complacency, saying the coronavirus pandemic situation is worsening around the globe, AFP reports.The WHO said it had recorded its highest daily tally of new infec...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now); Damien Gayle, Amy Walker, Simon Burnton, Alison Rourke and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases UK news Australia news US news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Brazilian research on child and adolescent suicide: looking at the past to plan the future - Orri M, Turecki G.
Suicide in children and adolescents is a major public health concern across low- and middle-income and high-income countries alike, with approximately 140,000 youth aged 10-24 years dying by suicide every year worldwide.1,2 Although rare in absolute number... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Binge drinking and overweight in Brazilian adults - CUME Project - Souza E Souza LP, Miranda AES, Hermsdorff HHM, Silva CSOE, Barbosa DA, Bressan J, Pimenta AM.
OBJECTIVE: To verify the association between heavy episodic alcohol consumption [binge drinking (BD)] and overweight in 2,909 adults from the Cohort of Universities of Minas Gerais (CUME Project) baseline, Brazil. METHOD: Cross-sectional study in which... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Alcohol use and risk of vehicle accidents: cross-sectional study in the city of S ão Paulo, Brazil - Oliveira JB, Kerr-Corrêa F, Lopes C, Vitti Junior W, Nunes HRC, Lima MCP.
BACKGROUND: Harm to other people caused by an individual under the influence of alcohol (UIA) can occur in a variety of relationship situations between the drinker and these other people. OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence of the risk of vehicle acci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Brazil sows further confusion by releasing contradictory sets of COVID-19 data
After removing cumulative numbers for how many people have died in Brazil of coronavirus from a national website, the government sowed further confusion and controversy by releasing two contradictory sets of figures for the latest tally of infection cases and fatalities. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil expunges virus death toll as data befuddles experts
Brazil's federal government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in a move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America’s largest nation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Global coronavirus cases near 7 million as outbreak grows in Brazil, India - Reuters tally
(This story corrects June 6 version of story that said cases surpassed 7 million in heading and paragraph 1.) (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil govt yanks virus death toll as data befuddles experts
The Brazilian federal government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America’s largest nation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil reports 904 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: health ministry
Brazil reported an additional 904 coronavirus deaths and 27,075 new cases over the last 24 hours, data released by the health ministry showed late on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as COVID-19 kills 'a Brazilian per minute'
President Jair Bolsonaro threatened on Friday to pull Brazil out of the World Health Organization after the U.N. agency warned Latin American governments about the risk of lifting lockdowns before slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus throughout the region. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil reports 1,005 additional coronavirus deaths on Friday
Brazil reported an additional 1,005 novel coronavirus deaths and 30,830 new cases over the last 24 hours, data released by the health ministry showed on Friday night. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil highway operator CCR says traffic has rebounded sharply
Brazilian highway operator CCR SA said on Friday that vehicle traffic on its roads reached its highest level since mid-March, as state authorities throughout the nation begin to relax quarantine measures. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: WHO updates stance on masks and urges countries not to relax
Sweden seesthird consecutive day of over 1,000 new cases; virus ‘under control ’ in France; Brazil death toll passes Italy; New York urges protesters to get testedWHO changes advice to back medical-grade masks for over-60sEU pledges to lift internal border controls by end of monthThe first wave of Covid-19 is not over – but how might a second look?Coronavirus lates: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage8.01pmBSTEstoniahas developed an app that could serve as a digital “immunity passport”, allowing users with antibodies to show employers and others their reduced risk of spreading coronavi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Damien Gayle, Jessica Murray and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Infectious diseases Australia news UK news US news Microbiology Medical research Source Type: news

Visual and Auditory Training Improve Different Aspects of Schizophrenia Visual and Auditory Training Improve Different Aspects of Schizophrenia
Visual training and auditory training were'differentially efficient'at improving cognitive deficits and symptoms in a randomized trial of schizophrenia patients in Brazil.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Brazil cases surge past 600,000 as country's death toll passes Italy
South Africa sees record jump in cases; New York urges protesters to get tested; Turkey announces weekend lockdown in 15 cities; US jobless claims pass 42m. Follow the latest updatesBrazil infections pass 600,000 as death toll passes Italy ’sSouth Africa sees record jump in casesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all our coronavirus coverage6.27amBSTBritain ’s test-and-trace systemcould take another four months before it is working properly, the Guardian has learned, raising concerns about how the country might cope with a second wave of coronavirus infections. Tony Prestedge, a banker drafted in to run the NHS...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 5, 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

Mexico leader urges calm after jump in reported COVID deaths
Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is urging the country to remain calm as Mexico registers the second straight day ofescalating coronavirus death numbers rivaling those coming out of Brazil or the United States (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

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 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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