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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the world is grappling with the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peru is still dealing with an epidemic that it has not been able to control---the mosquito-borne viral disease known as dengue. With...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – A cheaper and faster test for detecting the Zika virus is being developed by Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation) in Pernambuco, Brazil. The researchers are hopeful that the new test will help save...
Opinion, by Jack Woodall RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – There hasn't been a yellow fever epidemic in Rio for over one hundred years, when the rich escaped to the mountains in Petropolis, Teresopolis and Friburgo in the mosquito season. ...

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