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Brazil is considering reforms to its biosecurity law - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

Brazil is considering reforms to its biosecurity law
U.S. News & World Report
Laurinaldo Alves adjusts the pacifier of his daughter Luana Vitoria, who suffers from microcephaly, during a physical stimulation session at the Altino Ventura foundation, a treatment center that provides free health care, in Recife, Pernambuco state ...
Brazil Finds Zika Virus in Human Urine and Saliva, but Risk Is UnclearNew York Times
Zika Scare Reopens Abortion Debate in BrazilNBCNews.com
Zika found in saliva, urine in Brazil; US offers sex adviceReuters
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There's a chance Venezuela's Zika outbreak is worse than Brazil's - PRI

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There's a chance Venezuela's Zika outbreak is worse than Brazil's
PRI
Doctors in Brazil fear the virus is responsible for a spike in cases of microcephaly, babies born with unusually small heads and potential brain damage. The worst affected state is Pernambuco, in the Brazilian northeast, near Venezuela. Zika has also ...

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Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women - Reuters

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Reuters

Zika found in saliva; no Carnival kissing, Brazil warns pregnant women
Reuters
Scientists at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a Brazil federal government biomedical research institution, said they used genetic testing to identify the virus in samples from two patients while they had symptoms and were known to have Zika. They stressed ...
Brazil finds Zika in saliva, urine; expert warns against kissingReuters UK
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Brazil Health Official Confirms Zika Spread Via TransfusionABC News
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Sorry Brazil, You Will Soon Have To Bail Out Petróleo Brasileiro - Forbes

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Sorry Brazil, You Will Soon Have To Bail Out Petróleo Brasileiro
Forbes
Petróleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR) is facing a “perfect storm” these days. It's brewed by falling oil prices, rising US interest rates that make its debt burden unsustainable, pressures by labor unions and a net of overlapping scandals that have agitated ...

Brazil in crisis as Zika fears mount - euronews

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Brazil in crisis as Zika fears mount
euronews
The impact of the Zika outbreak could be even more devastating as tourism represents 10 percent of the country's GDP. If tourists stay away from the Carnival and most of all the summer games some estimates suggest Brazil's GDP may slide another two ...
AP Photographer Reflects on 'Bucket Baby' in BrazilABC News
IN PHOTOS: Photographer reflects on 'bucket baby,' Brazil child born with Zika virus-linked microcephalyGlobalnews.ca

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In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss - Fox News

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Fox News

In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
Fox News
Several Latin American nations have urged women to postpone pregnancies. To date, the mosquito-borne virus has spread to more than 20 countries in the Americas, including some where sexual violence is rampant. Brazil responded to complaints it had ...
Zika sparks Brazil debate over abortion, access to contraceptionAl Jazeera America
Journalist with microcephaly slams abortion push in BrazilCatholic News Agency

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In Brazil, stigma and poor care afflict microcephaly sufferers - Al Jazeera America

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Al Jazeera America

In Brazil, stigma and poor care afflict microcephaly sufferers
Al Jazeera America
RECIFE, Brazil — Davi Roriz Alves de Carvalho, aged 4, rested his head on his mother's lap, his eyes glazed and mouth slightly open. His mother, Rossandra Débora de Sà, looked down, stroked his hair tenderly and smiled. “There is a moment of pain, ...

Mobius Buys Brazil as He Says Emerging Markets to Outperform - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Mobius Buys Brazil as He Says Emerging Markets to Outperform
Bloomberg
"I've told our people that we have to be more weighted on Brazil," Mobius, chairman of the emerging markets group at Franklin Templeton, said during an event in Sao Paulo. Developing markets will start outperforming their counterparts in industrialized ...

Brazil Researchers: Zika Virus 'Active' in Saliva, Urine - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Brazil Researchers: Zika Virus 'Active' in Saliva, Urine
Wall Street Journal
RIO DE JANEIRO—Brazilian health researchers said Friday the Zika virus is active in saliva and urine, sparking fears about possible new infection routes on the eve of the nation's sexually charged Carnival festivities. Brazil's leading medical ...

After Criticism, Brazil Transferring Zika Samples to US - ABC News

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Washington Post

After Criticism, Brazil Transferring Zika Samples to US
ABC News
Brazil says it's sending a set of Zika samples to U.S. health authorities following complaints over the South American nation's hoarding of data and biological material related to the disease. The announcement came hours after The Associated Press ...
Brazil pushes back at Zika critics, finds new evidence of link to birth defectWashington Post
Zika virus threatens Brazil's Olympic boostFinancial Times
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kissFox News
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Photos Reveal Impact of Zika on Brazil's Streets - National Geographic

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National Geographic

Photos Reveal Impact of Zika on Brazil's Streets
National Geographic
The Zika virus is spreading "explosively" across Latin America and the Caribbean, and the city of Recife in northeastern Brazil remains a hotbed. The city's slums are particularly vulnerable to the mosquito-borne disease. There, the lack of screens and ...
New link between Zika virus and microcephaly is found in BrazilPBS NewsHour
On Brazil's Zika front lines, cases of microcephaly are actually droppingUSA TODAY

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Hedge fund Gávea steps up contrarian Mexico, Brazil currency bets - Reuters

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Hedge fund Gávea steps up contrarian Mexico, Brazil currency bets
Reuters
As Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index plummeted while the real significantly outperformed peer currencies last month, Gávea added to a wager against the currency while lowering the same bearish bet on the Bovespa, the letter said. In January, the ...

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Rocket Internet Sells Food Startups In Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico For $140M To Just Eat - TechCrunch

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TechCrunch

Rocket Internet Sells Food Startups In Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico For $140M To Just Eat
TechCrunch
The takeout shakeout continues apace. Since going public in 2014, Rocket Internet has been trying to simplify and reorganize the tangle of e-commerce startups funded and grown by the Berlin-based incubator to make the main business more profitable.

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Zika virus threatens Brazil's Olympic boost - Financial Times

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:14pm

Financial Times

Zika virus threatens Brazil's Olympic boost
Financial Times
On November 28 Brazil's health ministry confirmed for the first time a link between the mosquito-borne Zika virus and brain deformities in babies, causing panic among expectant parents and plunging the little-known French producer of insect repellent ...
Zika crisis and economic woes bring gloom to Brazil's Olympic buildupThe Guardian
In Brazil, Pregnant Women Urged to Be Cautious With a KissABC News
Brazil Sprays for Mosquitoes As Zika Fears Threaten CarnivalNBCNews.com
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Palestinians Inaugurate Embassy in Brazil While Israel Is Still Without Ambassador - Haaretz

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:05pm

Haaretz

Palestinians Inaugurate Embassy in Brazil While Israel Is Still Without Ambassador
Haaretz
A new building housing the first Palestinian Authority embassy in the Western Hemisphere was inaugurated in Brasilia. The PA's envoy to Brazil, Ibrahim Alzeben, led Wednesday's event, which was attended by left-wing Brazilian government officials, ...
While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassyJerusalem Post Israel News
Palestine's First Western Embassy Opens in BrazilteleSUR English
Palestinian Authority open new embassy in Brazilian capitali24news

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Zika crisis and economic woes bring gloom to Brazil's Olympic buildup - The Guardian

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:01pm

The Guardian

Zika crisis and economic woes bring gloom to Brazil's Olympic buildup
The Guardian
Builders work at the construction site of Barra Olympic Park for the Rio 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Xu Zijian/Xinhua Press/Corbis. The nation's political class – once admired for the progressive and popular policies of ...
Brazil Sprays for Mosquitoes As Zika Fears Threaten CarnivalNBCNews.com
How do Olympic athletes feel about Brazil Zika outbreak?KABC-TV

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Brazil's Recession Is Crashing Its Biggest Party - Bloomberg

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:20pm

Bloomberg

Brazil's Recession Is Crashing Its Biggest Party
Bloomberg
Brazil's Carnival, a four-day bacchanal revered as the world's hottest annual party, is suffering a distinct downgrade this year as the country faces what may be its deepest recession in a century. Fewer than half of Rio de Janeiro's samba schools that ...
Carnival cancelled in Brazilian cities' budget cutsBBC News

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Brazil reports two Zika cases from blood transfusions - Press Herald

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:51pm

Press Herald

Brazil reports two Zika cases from blood transfusions
Press Herald
RIO DE JANEIRO —Two people in southeastern Brazil contracted the Zika virus through blood transfusions, a municipal health official said Thursday, presenting a fresh challenge to efforts to contain the virus on top of the disclosure of a case of ...

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Brazil pushes back at Zika critics, finds new evidence of link to birth defect - Washington Post

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:08pm

Washington Post

Brazil pushes back at Zika critics, finds new evidence of link to birth defect
Washington Post
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian officials pushed back Thursday at claims that the country's export controls are preventing international researchers from obtaining badly needed samples of the virus. Brazil's Health Ministry said two-thirds of the Zika ...
Brazil Sprays for Mosquitoes As Zika Fears Threaten CarnivalNBCNews.com
Brazil Minister Says No Plans to Cancel Rio GamesABC News
New link between Zika virus and microcephaly is found in BrazilPBS NewsHour
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While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassy - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:52pm

Jerusalem Post Israel News

While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassy
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Built on a piece of land that is more than 17,000 square feet and donated by the Brazilian government when it was led by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the space is considered large in comparison to other diplomatic missions. Topped with a ...
Palestinians Inaugurate Embassy in Brazil While Israel Is Still Without AmbassadorHaaretz
Palestine's First Western Embassy Opens in BrazilteleSUR English
Palestinian Authority open new embassy in Brazilian capitali24news
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