The very first case of Zika has been confirmed in the United States this year, the CDC reported.
Newly-developed dengue vaccine by French drug firm Sanofi Pasteur (Sanofi SA’s vaccine division) receives a green light from Brazilian authorities following earlier regulatory approvals by Philippines and Mexico.
An alarming surge in the number of infants born with brain disoders linked to mosquito-borne virus forced Brazilian authorities to declare nationwide state of emergency and advice women to postpone pregnancy plans.
Brazil is advising women not to get pregnant due to the potential dangers from the Zika virus, which is spreading across the nation.
Mud from Brazil dam burst is toxic – UN
Around ten thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Rio, Brazil, who will combat dengue by curbing the spread of the tropical viral sickness, biologists said Thursday.
Brazilian soccer player Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, hinting that he plays as if on auto-pilot, according to Japanese neurologist.
Sewage samples taken from Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil tested positive for the polio virus. Campinas is currently serving as camp for the Nigerian and Portuguese soccer teams throughout the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
CDC health officials remind travelers heading to Brazil to see their doctors for preventive care.
A first-of-its-kind of analysis has reported that when residents of Sao Paulo, Brazil switched from ethanol to gasoline in their flexible-fuel vehicles, local ozone levels dropped 20 percent. The switch was driven by the fuel prices.
Brazil's top biomedical research and development center announced it plans on creating a combined measles and rubella vaccine for poor nations.
A company in Brazil plans to start selling garlic capsules to fight flatulence, according to various reports.
A team of 16 biologists from around the world discovered 60 new species including six frogs and 11 fish in Brazil and cataloged 1,378 plants, ants, fish, insects, birds, mammals and amphibians.
The Brazilian Health Ministry on Wednesday scrapped an outreach campaign entitled "I'm happy being a prostitute".
The land mass was discovered 8,000 underneath the surface of the ocean.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.