Science News- November 2018

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Brazil: Why are so many pregnant women dying from Covid?

Covid-19 has critically affected pregnant women in Brazil, with more than 1,000 deaths. One in five women that died from the virus didn’t have access to an intensive care unit and one in three didn’t have access to a ventilator. So far Brazil has recorded more than 530,000 coronavirus related deaths and only 45% of… Continue reading Brazil: Why are so many pregnant women dying from Covid?

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Covid: Brazil passes 400,000 deaths amid slow vaccination

The 14-day average of deaths and cases in the country has seen a slight fall but remains high. Source link

Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?

As the pandemic rages in Brazil, hundreds of babies and young children are dying of Covid. Source link

Covid: Brazil has more than 4,000 deaths in 24 hours for first time

Experts warn new variants coming from Brazil could undermine global efforts to control the pandemic. Source link

Variants of Variants Seen In COVID-Ravaged Brazil

March 24, 2021 — The unchecked spread of the more contagious coronavirus variants in Brazil appears to have created even more dangerous versions of the virus that causes COVID-19. A team of researchers from Fiocruz, a large public health research lab run by Brazil’s Ministry of Health, documented the changes. Their findings were recently… Continue reading Variants of Variants Seen In COVID-Ravaged Brazil

Covid: Brazil experts issue warning as hospitals 'close to collapse'

Experts fear Brazil’s variants may slow down pandemic recovery, as intensive care units there fill up. Source link

Covid-19: Mystery UK person with Brazil variant found

Health officials have also traced the contacts of the person, it is understood. Source link

Covid Brazil variant 'may spread more easily'

Infectious diseases expert Prof Ester Sabino, from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, said: “You need many introductions [of a virus] to start an epidemic. Six is very few. I would say if you take care and do contact tracing, this is going to decrease.” Source link