Abstract Data is becoming ever more critical and valuable for both scientists and health authorities searching for answers to the COVID-19 crisis. Due to difficulties in diagnosing this infection in ...
Fiocruz launches Zika Social Sciences Network virtual
Created in 2016, the Network carried out research and worked with the community affected by the Zika epidemic in BrazilLearn more
Covid-19: Fiocruz Hospital Center starts operating
Located in Manguinhos, headquarters of the Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, the Hospital Center for Pandemic Covid-19 - National Institute of Infectious Diseases Evandro Chagas (INI / Fiocruz) started receiving, on May 19, the first patients.Learn more
Fiocruz turns 120 years facing the biggest challenge of the 21st century
The date comes right when Brazil and the world are facing the biggest public health, economical, social, humanitarian and political challenge of the 21st century: the Covid-19 pandemicLearn more
Fiocruz lança seu primeiro curso sobre Covid-19, online e gratuito, para profissionais de saúde*
Curso é aberto, gratuito, autoinstrucional e oferecido à distância (EAD). Material em português.Learn more
Fiocruz produces the country's first generic drug for hepatitis B
The Institute of Drug Technology (Farmanguinhos/Fiocruz) has started the production of the first generic drug in the country to treat chronic liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).Learn more
The 2015 to 2017 outbreak of Zika generated global attention on the risk of a spectrum of neurological disorders posed to women and their unborn children—including, but not limited to ...
Abstract Background Science studies have been a field of research for different knowledge areas, and they have been successfully used to analyse the construction of scientific knowledge, practice and dissemination ...
On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2) a pandemic. As of this article's writing, more than 1 ...
The emergence of Zika virus in 2015 challenged conventional ideas of mosquito-borne diseases, tested the resilience of health systems and embedded itself within local sociocultural worlds, with major implications for ...
The global spread of the 2019-nCoV is continuing and is fast moving, as indicated by the WHO raising the risk assessment to high. In this article, we provide a preliminary ...
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Vulnerabilidades, impactos e o enfrentamento à COVID-19 no contexto dos povos indígenas
Maíra Menezes (IOC/Fiocruz) The Laboratory for Respiratory Viruses and Measles of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (IOC/Fiocruz) has been nominated Reference Laboratory of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Covid-19 in the Americas. After the formalization of the agreement between the ... Read more
28/04/2020 Ricardo Valverde Photo: © Wilfred Paulse A group of researchers of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) and of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) has just released a report on the risk of Covid-19 dissemination among indigenous populations, due to ... Read more
A Fiocruz research has observed that the drug Atazanavir, used against HIV, was able to inhibit viral replication and to reduce the production of proteins that are related to the inflammatory process in the lungs, and therefore to the worsening ... Read more
28/04/2020 Fiocruz The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) will be producing 11 million tests for the Ministry of Health (MS) by September. The Foundation began supplying the tests on March 4. The goal of the first agreement was to produce 25,000 ... Read more
20/05/2020 COC/Fiocruz The animation Carlos Chagas, which features the paths taken by the scientist until the discovery of Chagas disease, has just got a version in English. Available on the Internet, the episode is part of the series, Ciência em ... Read more
28/04/2020 Icict/Fiocruz The number of deaths caused by Covid-19 has doubled every 5 days in Brazil, on average. In the United States and in Ecuador, countries with high dissemination rates, the interval necessary for this duplication is an average of ... Read more