ABSTRACT Background: Essential workers have been shown to present a higher prevalence of positive screenings for anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals from countries with socioeconomic inequalities may be ...
Covid-19: Study shows changes in teenagers’ eating habits
Study shows that teenagers of five countries have changed their consumption of fried foods, sweet foods, fruits, and vegetables during the social isolation prescribed to reduce Covid-19 transmission.Learn more
Fiocruz incorporates Yellow Fever course on The Global Health Network platform
Dengue fever incidence in the Americas changed after zika epidemics
The analysis of a historical (2004-2019) has concluded that the dynamic of dengue fever occurrence in the region was changed after zika virus epidemics, possibly due to crossed immunity between the two virus.Learn more
Study shows that indigenous in the Amazon have their health affected by mercury
In the municipalities of Itaituba and Tairão (Pará), along the Tapajós River, the munduruku indigenous population is suffering.Learn more
New kit for meningitis diagnosis reduces costs
The technology of diagnostic kit for bacterial meningitis using real-time HRM PCR, coordinated by Fiocruz researcher Ivano de Filippis was included in the institution’s Innovation Portfolio.Learn more
Abstract Confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic can influence dietary profiles, especially those of adolescents, who are highly susceptible to acquiring bad eating habits. Adolescents’ poor dietary habits increase their ...
Abstract Infection by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the etiological agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), may elicit uncontrolled and damaging inflammatory reactions, due to an excessive immune ...
Abstract Background South America is the current epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the epidemiological and clinical features of the disease have not been described in Brazil, the third most affected ...
Abstract Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne virus that is also transmitted sexually, however, the epidemiological relevance of ZIKV sexual transmission in endemic regions is unclear. Methods: We performed ...
Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was initially described as a viral infection of the respiratory tract. It is now known, however, that many other biological systems are affected, including the ...
Since 2015 Brazil has experienced the social repercussions of the Zika virus epidemic, thus raising a debate about: difficulties of diagnosis; healthcare access for children with Zika Congenital Syndrome (ZCS); ...
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The impacts of the disease may be beyond the respiratory system, also affecting mental health. ...
Epidemics occur within the existing ecosystem of socioeconomic determinants of health, including class, gender, race, income, employment and individuals’ physical environment. The Zika virus epidemic (2014–2017) demonstrated disproportionate effects of ...
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 ...
Pathogen and benefit-sharing: Where next in the Global Governance Outbreaks?
26/10/2020 Fiocruz Pernambuco Research by Fiocruz Pernambuco, in collaboration with the Colorado State University (CSU), USA, has found scientific evidence of the importance of sexual transmission of the virus in the zika epidemic in Pernambuco. This is the first Brazilian ... Read more
10/12/2020 Icict/Fiocruz Compartilhar: During the pandemic, 48.7% of teenagers in the country have felt worried, nervous, or in a bad mood, most of the time or always. There was an increase in the consumption of sweets and frozen foods, as ... Read more
23/11/2020 Marlúcia Seixas (Fiocruz Amazônia) Nine months after the appearance of the first case of Covid-19 in the state of Amazonas, researchers of the Leônidas & Maria Deane Institute (ILMD/Fiocruz Amazonia) have already sequenced 79 genomes of the Sars-CoV-2, using ... Read more
Saiba mais sobre a parceria Fiocruz+Universidade de Oxford para a produção de uma vacina contra a COVID-19
16/11/2020 Icict/Fiocruz Large-scale fires in the Amazon and Pantanal regions, which have reached record levels in 2020, tend to worsen the Covid-19 epidemic scenario in these regions, which include municipalities usually lacking in high-complexity hospital infrastructure as well as basic ... Read more
22/10/2020 Julia Dias The fires that have been hitting the Pantanal region for weeks is a threat not only to local fauna and flora but also to the human health of local populations, especially firefighters and nearby communities. In September, ... Read more
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The course presents general concepts of yellow fever, aimed at health professionals who work in primary healthcare. At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- recognize areas at risk of disease transmission;
- identify urban and sylvatic cycles;
- review surveillance procedures;
- define the types of yellow fever cases in different epidemiological settings;
- review general measures to control yellow fever and preventive measures in addition to the vaccine