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Tag: Alexandre Padilha

  • Friday, March 1st 2013 - 00:07 UTC

    Dengue: 200.000 cases confirmed in triple frontier: Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil

    Brazilian Health Minister Padilha admits 33 deaths of dengue in the first seven weeks of 2013

    Paraguay, north Argentina and Brazil are in dengue alert following the confirmation of over 200.000 cases of the mosquito transmitted viral disease so far this year. The situation is considered worst that in previous years because besides a deep rise in the confirmed cases, the circulation of the four sero-types (strains) of dengue (1, 2, 3 and 4) has been detected, which means the disease keeps expanding.

  • Thursday, February 3rd 2011 - 22:17 UTC

    Brazil to provide free medicines for high blood pressure and diabetes

    Part of the campaign to eliminate extreme poverty, said President Dilma Rousseff

    Brazil is to provide free medicines for everyone suffering from high blood pressure or diabetes. The drugs will be distributed as of next month through a nationwide network of budget pharmacies, where many medicines are already heavily subsidised.