Research confirms sexual transmission of zika virus in Pernambuco State
This is the first Brazilian study to reach this conclusion, and the second worldwide to show that sexual transmission of the zika virus played a significant role in the epidemic.Learn more
Tool foresees long-term pain after chikungunya
Researchers from Fiocruz Bahia researched relevant variables in the acute phase of chikungunya, seeking features that may indicate the patients with greater probability of developing long-term pain in the joints.Learn more
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Report: “Nothing about us without us”: How families affected by Zika are claiming back control
Zika Outbreak in Brazil is not over: Social, political and scientific uncertainties remain.
Visualizando engajamento online sobre a epidemia Zika
Entrevista: pesquisador fala sobre a produção de medicamentos para as doenças negligenciadas
What lessons should researchers learn from the Zika outbreak?
Projeto "Movimentos Sociais Femininos e a Resposta à Síndrome do Zika Vírus", uma parceria entre Fundação João Pinheiro (FJP), Instituto René Rachou (Fiocruz Minas) e University of York (Reino Unido).
Global Health Histories Seminar 111: Zika
Speakers: Nísia Lima (Fiocruz), João Nunes (University of York), & Gustavo Matta (Fiocruz)
Abstract In Brazil, Zika is framed as a virus transmitted only by mosquitoes and the epidemic as a concern only for women. In order to examine this misconception, this article investigates the ...
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 ...
Ximena Casas Researcher, Women's Rights Division As Covid-19 dominates headlines, the Zika virus silently continues to put women and children at grave risk in Brazil, and the country has not taken nearly enough steps to combat the mosquito-borne disease or ... Read more