NewsDesk @bactiman63 The city of Palmas in the Brazilian state of Tocantins is reporting 10,082 confirmed cases of dengue since the beginning of the year, according to a recent epidemiological bulletin. This...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The government of Pernambuco state, in northeast Brazil is reporting 36 people with confirmed cases of the drug resistant fungus, Candida auris, since the beginning of 2022 when...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Brazil’s drug regulator Anvisa on Friday unanimously decided to lift registration requirements for the import of drugs and vaccines aimed at preventing and treating monkeypox. In...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Secretary of State for Health confirmed recently 12 more deaths caused by dengue. In the last seven days, Paraná reported 2,682 more cases of dengue, the disease transmitted...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Through August 2, health officials in Minas Gerais state, Brazil recorded 86,442 probable cases of dengue. Of this total, 58,386 cases were confirmed for the disease. 40 deaths were...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on a report earlier this month of a human rabies case in the Federal District, the first such case in 40+ years, officials now report the death of the teen. The male...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the chikungunya situation in Brazil this year, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reports Brazil has seen 186,170 total cases, including 75,505 confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Brazil Ministry of Health confirmed today, the first death related to monkeypox in Brazil. Officials say that the victim was a 41-year-old man, who was already treated for other...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Brazil has 813 confirmed cases of monkeypox,  according to data from the Ministry of Health. On Tuesday,  the technical leader of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the disease,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Brazil is still below the measles vaccination target. According to the Ministry of Health, 47.08% of children received the vaccine in 2022, and the target for vaccination coverage...