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Tag: Nísia Trindade

  • Wednesday, February 7th 2024 - 10:18 UTC

    Brazil's Health Minister asks for citizenry's help fighting dengue

    “Now is the time for all of Brazil to unite against dengue,” Trinidade stressed

    Brazil's Health Minister Nísia Trindade Tuesday called on the population of South America's largest country to avoid the proliferation of breeding sites for the mosquito that transmits dengue fever as the number of cases of the malady is surging nationwide, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Tuesday, May 2nd 2023 - 09:50 UTC

    Illegal miners gunned down in Yanomami Territory

    Health Minister Nísia Trindade visited the wounded native Brazilians at the Roraima hospital

    Brazil's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change confirmed the death of four miners inside the Yanomami Indigenous Land late on Sunday, April 30, Agencia Brasil reported. They had reacted to a raid by the Federal Highway Police (PRF) and the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama). According to the ministry, during the action, large-caliber weapons were seized.