Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Tuesday made it clear that measures already in place at airports and inside airplanes were being upped to protect people from COVID-19 as well as from other diseases and pointed out it isolating patients to tackle monkeypox was not among the recommendations issued.Add your comment!
Brazil's Lower House passed a bill late Wednesday whereby requirements for the certification of chemicals used in agriculture would be eased. The measure was supported by the agribusiness sector and criticized by environmentalists.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Friday released a statement warning of the differences between COVID-19 vaccines for children to highlight the specifics of newly-released drugs.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Friday approved the first nationally manufactured COVID-19 vaccine. The body is also considering a second pediatric drug after having cleared Pfizer's for children aged 5 to 11.
Brazil's National Sanitary Surveillance Agency, ANVISA has advised the suspension of the cruise season because of several covid-19 outbreaks onboard pleasure vessels sailing along the Brazilian coast.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Thursday recommended children be vaccinated against COVID-19, despite President Jair Bolsonaro's stance against this type of immunization.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) has ruled over the weekend in favor of a request filed by the opposition to make proof of vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory for all incoming foreign travelers, against the wishes of President Jair Bolsonaro.
Sanitary authorities have detected one man who lives in neighboring Foz do Iguaçu and works in Paraguay had boarded the same flight from South Africa Nov. 27 carrying a man infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 at a time Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) warnings were not yet in force.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Tuesday reported having detected the first two local cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which are also the first two infections of this kind in the entire South American continent.
Brazil's much-criticized anti-COVID-19 vaccination drive has already reached 53% of the population with full treatment, while 72% of patients have at least taken the initial dose, according to a health report released Wednesday.