- Zika, Other Health Concerns Are Destroying Brazil's Future Tourism Ahead of 2016 Summer Olympics
In fact, as the 2016 Summer Games grow ever so closer to their start on Friday, August 5th, these 'health concern' stories will only grow in magnitude. ...
By Patrick Rishe. Forbes. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:10:00 GMT.
- Zika: Author’s tale of hope
A Brazilian graduate has been thrust into the spotlight after writing a book about living with microcephaly
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200.
- Brazil aims for Zika vaccine in a year
Brazil health officials say they expect to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus ready for testing in about a year.
BBC News. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:53:52 GMT.
- Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccine
Brazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said on Feb. 11, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months
Hurriyet. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:15:00 +0200.
- Brazil country profile
Provides an overview of Brazil, including key events and facts.
BBC News. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:35:57 GMT.
- Brazil and University of Texas join forces to develop Zika vaccine
Health Minister Marcelo Castro said at a news conference that the government will invest $1.9 million in the research, which will be jointly conducted by the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and the Evandro Chagas Institute in ...
Modern Healthcare. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:55:16 EST.
- Group 1 adjusted earnings fall in Q4; Brazil hurts bottom line
Group 1's revenue increased in the fourth quarter, thanks to higher sales volumes in the U.S. ...
AutoNews.com. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:30:00 EST. Subscription required.
- Experts Study Zika’s Path From First Outbreak in Pacific
The virus, which has been around in Asia for decades, first hit hard on Yap Island, and spread across the Pacific, with a huge outbreak now in Brazil.
Austin Ramzy. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:47:39 GMT.
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- Brazilians Shrug Off Zika Fears to Revel in Carnival Fun
Many Brazilians feel they have more important things to worry about, including soaring unemployment, a plummeting currency and a corruption scandal.
Andrew Jacobs. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:17:49 GMT.
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- Earlier microcephaly cases in Brazil raise doubts about link to Zika virus
Large numbers of babies with borderline normal heads were born Brazil as far back as 2012, two years before the Zika virus is thought to have entered the country, say researchers searching for answers to urgent questions.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:03:43 EST.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2007,
Brazil's estimated population was 190,011,000.
For more news and information about Brazil, visit this official
Brazilian government website
and the Brazilian Tourism portal.
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