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Pfizer vaccine for children aged 6 months to 4 years “should not be long”, says Queiroga

The Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, participated this Saturday (24) in an event to commemorate the 32 years of the Unified Health System (SUS).At the celebration, which took place in Brasília, Queiroga said that the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19 for children...

Queiroga: We have the challenge of not allowing polio to be reintroduced in Brazil

The Ministry of Health performs, this Saturday (24), an act of immunization against poliomyelitis and multivaccination, in Brasília. The event is part of the celebration of 32 years of the Unified Health System (SUS) and has the participation of the...

CNN Vital Signs shows the performance of doctors in the Amazon

On a boat transformed into a hospital and housing, the project Doctors of the Waters brings health care, vaccines and hygiene practices to the riverside population in remote areas of the Amazon Basin.Four doctors and another 28 professionals and students...

You shouldn’t shower in a storm, and science explains why

The trees begin to sway, the sky darkens and suddenly you hear the distant sound of thunder. This is the sign that potential danger is coming. In fact, it's probably within ten miles of you, according to the National...

Polio vaccine coverage remains low despite campaign extension

Polio vaccination in Brazil remains below expectations, according to the Ministry of Health. The National Campaign for Vaccination against Poliomyelitis and Multivaccination of 2022, which aims to achieve vaccination coverage equal to or greater than 95% in the 1 to...

Fetuses change facial expression based on food taste, study suggests

While it is known that some children are not big fans of vegetables, a new study suggests that these food preferences may arise even before they are born.Fetuses can make a sort of "laughing face" in utero when exposed to the...