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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Health officials in Rio are bracing for a possible increase in cases of patients with dengue fever and the zika virus in September due to the warmer temperatures for the...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Rio de Janeiro shows a ten percent decrease in reported cases of the dengue fever during the period of January 1st to February 16th, compared to last...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANERIO, BRAZIL - The ministry of health reported today that the number of dengue fever cases in the country was three times higher than during the same period last year. Although the number...
By Zoë Roller, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The approach of summer in Rio de Janeiro is known to bring an increased risk of dengue fever. Early 2011 remained dangerous, with 5,500 cases reported in Zona Sul (South...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the death toll from the flooding and mudslides following last week's heavy tropical rains climbs over 670 in Região Serrana, the mountainous region of the State of Rio...
By Sibel Tinar, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – All eyes are on Brazil's new president Dilma Rousseff ever since she took the country's highest office on January 1st. As Brazil hopes she will be able to maintain...
Opinion, by Jack Woodall RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thus spoke not Zarathustra, but Pogo, the philosophical possum of the Okeefenokee swamp in Walt Kelley’s classic cartoons. The evidence is all around us that we carry within us the seeds...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – The Brazilian Ministry of Health has released a statement reporting an eighty percent increase in confirmed cases of the dengue virus in 2010 according to official figures registered in the first...
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