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Data de publicação: 06/04/2021 - 09:24
With the start of Oxford/AstraZeneca-Fiocruz production vaccine on national territory, and the batches delivery to the Ministry of Health, this stage is beginning to give its first results to Brazilian society. Still this year, the country will have a vaccine produced entirely in Brazil and already in this first semester the manufacture of the first batches of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) will start, which should be available to...
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Data de publicação: 09/04/2021 - 09:08
A paper to be published in May in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC/US) journal Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) shows that a first exposure to COVID-19 in mild or asymptomatic cases may not produce an immune response, and that a person can reinfect himself or herself with the same variant. The second infection can cause stronger symptoms than the first, the study indicates. (Photo:Isabela Carrari -...
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Data de publicação: 12/04/2021 - 12:42
A methodology that aims to make the monitoring of the new coronavirus variants simpler and faster, besides being cheaper, has just been developed at Fiocruz Pernambuco. It is based on a technique that is already widely used and available in Brazil and in the world, the Sanger sequencing - also called sequencing by capillary electrophoresis. The article with this finding has just been made available online as a preprint on the MedRxiv platform....
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Data de publicação: 12/04/2021 - 18:06
After 6 years of the epidemic that put Northeast Brazil in its epicenter, the Zika virus and its consequences may be away from the spotlight, but it is still a burden that needs to be addressed. From March 15th to18th, researchers from the four corners of the world who participated in one of the greatest Zika research consortiums gathered virtually (due to the current pandemic) to discuss its results and ways forward. The event marked the...
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Data de publicação: 14/04/2021 - 18:22
Many viruses can hamper coagulation, including those that cause dengue fever and yellow fever. In more severe cases, they may lead to bleeding. This is why these diseases are considered hemorrhagic viral fevers. In a paper recently published in the science magazine “Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz”, a group of ten researchers argues that the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) should be the first agent recognized as acting in the...
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Data de publicação: 15/04/2021 - 09:44
The Conference On Expanding Africa’s Vaccine, organized by the African Union and the Centers for Disease Control in Africa (CDC Africa), held on 12 and 13/4, had the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) president as one of the speakers on Tuesday. During Session 8, on the Partnership with Foundations for Vaccine Production, Nísia reaffirmed Fiocruz's commitment to a South-South agenda to support the needs of the African continent...
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Data de publicação: 20/04/2021 - 15:24
The emergence of COVID-19 and the entire context of the pandemic humankind has been facing has raised an alert for the possible appearance of other emerging and re-emerging epidemics that may occur as a consequence of the interferences suffered by Brazilian biomes — deforestation and destruction of ecosystems. In a paper published recently in Genetics and Molecular Biology, researchers highlight that the Amazon’s environmental...
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Data de publicação: 29/04/2021 - 08:59
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Data de publicação: 29/04/2021 - 18:08
Two drugs used against hepatitis C have been proven effective in inhibiting Sars-CoV-2 replication in cells in laboratory studies. The trial is now entering its phase 2: tests in patients. The results of the first phase of the trial, led by researchers of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), were published on April 21 in a paper for the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, by Oxford Academic. The results of phase 2 will likely be known in...
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Data de publicação: 04/05/2021 - 09:11
The director of Fiocruz Minas, Zélia Profeta, was invited to be a member of the Council on the Economics of Health for All, recently created by the World Health Organization (WHO). The invitation was sent by WHO’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom and Professor Mariana Mazzucato of University College London, who will coordinate the Council. The creation of the Council on the Economy of Health for All was announced in November 2020...
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Data de publicação: 06/05/2021 - 08:01
The pandemic brought challenges, but also opportunities, according to lecturers on the 6th annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), also known as the STI Forum. In Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the forum’s first session, on Tuesday May 4th, specialists on the fields of sciences, technology and economics analyzed the scenario and looked for ways to recover and...
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Data de publicação: 11/05/2021 - 08:58
Although studies suggest that children and adolescents attending summer camps and social events may carry COVID-19 into their homes, work by researchers at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), the University of California (UCLA), and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) indicates that they more often become infected by adults than act as transmitters. A preview of the article SARS-CoV-2 Infection Dynamics in Children...
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Data de publicação: 05/02/2021 - 10:57
A project of Fiocruz Pernambuco was selected in a public call released by the Federal Government in a partnership with other countries that are part of BRICS - formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The public notice’s resources had R$6.2 million provided by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and R$1 million provided byt the Ministry of Health to fund researches directed to facing the Covid-19 pandemic...
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Data de publicação: 09/04/2021 - 11:04
On April 14, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation will hold the first PrInt Fiocruz-Capes virtual seminar in 2021. The event is part of a series of integrated seminars between researchers from Fiocruz and Germany, with a diverse thematic.On April 14, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation will hold the first PrInt Fiocruz-Capes virtual seminar in 2021. The event is part of a series of integrated seminars between researchers from Fiocruz and Germany, with a diverse...
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Data de publicação: 09/04/2021 - 10:17
On April 14, the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation will hold the first PrInt Fiocruz-Capes virtual seminar in 2021. The event is part of a series of integrated seminars between researchers from Fiocruz and Germany, with a diverse thematic. The meeting will be held from 9 am to 11:30 am (Brasilia Time), with transmission through the Fiocruz channel on YouTube. The seminar, which is aimed at Fiocruz students, seeks to stimulate interest in scientific...
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Data de publicação: 25/02/2021 - 15:12
The genomic surveillance in Brazil gains a reinforcement with the new assay for the Sars-CoV-2 strains detection, by means of the RT-PCR protocol, developed by researchers from the Leônidas & Maria Deane Institute (ILMD/Fiocruz Amazônia). The tool was announced by the researcher and vice director of Research and Innovation at Fiocruz Amazônia, Felipe Naveca. The new trial allows screening of the most important strains in...
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Data de publicação: 26/03/2021 - 14:14
Autoras: Gabriela Lotta, Michelle Fernandez, Denise Pimenta, Clare Wenham. Publicação original em inglês.  Confira mais informações no Observatório Covid-19. Acesse o especial da Fiocruz sobre a Covid-19.
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Data de publicação: 14/12/2021 - 16:28
Unit focused on clinical research, education, referral services and assistance in infectious diseases. Integrates the Clinical Research Network. Major services - Medical Care Reference in infectious diseases, including outpatient appointments, tests, hospitalization and day hospital. There are treated patients with HIV / AIDS, HTLV, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Chagas disease, toxoplasmosis, leishmaniasis, mycoses (sporotrichosis,...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:32
Main office that aims to coordinate, monitor and evaluate the cooperation programs in health developed by units of Fiocruz with African countries. Major services - Graduation courses in different areas. - Trainings in service. - Distance education and polytechnic education. - Implementation and reformulation of the National Institutes of Health of the countries of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP). - Transfer of...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:33
Implemented in Manaus at the turn of the 20th century to 21st, the Research Center Leonidas and Maria Deane (CPqLMD) has peculiarities regarding to other units by standing at full Brazilian Amazon region and is built into the daily lives of the most isolated parts of the population especially riverside communities, the indigenous groups and workers in agricultural frontier areas. The research activities carried out CPqLMD come to bring out the...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)
Data de publicação: 25/02/2021 - 11:42
On February 5, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Fiocruz launched a public notice for the construction of the Industrial Complex of Biotechnology in Health (Cibs, in the Portuguese acronym). The document opens a bidding process for hiring investors interested in participating in the construction of a new complex of the Immunobiological Technology Institute of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz), in Santa Cruz, in Rio de Janeiro....
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Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:34
Research, education, information and providing reference services in health care are the activities developed by the also called Gonçalo Moniz Research Center (CPqGM). Located in Salvador, is an important Fiocruz unit not only in Bahia, but also throughout the Northeast region. It operates mainly in the area of scientific research, technological development, and dissemination of health information and training of human resources by...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:57
The unit of Owaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Ceará has as main objectives to strengthen the primary health care and the Family Health Strategy, acting in the area of research, development and innovation in pharmaceuticals, medicines, health equipment and materials, and to conduct scientific research aimed at environmental and epidemiological reality of the region, among other activities. Since February 2009, Fiocruz maintains a...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:57
In 2011, Fiocruz opened a regional office in Campo Grande - capital of Mato Grosso do Sul State. The unit is part of the policy of expansion and regionalization of the activities of science and technology for strengthening the capacity of state intervention, combined with policies to reduce regional inequalities. The professionals at Fiocruz Mato Grosso do Sul work in four priority thematic areas: environment and Health - biodiversity and...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)
Data de publicação: 25/06/2012 - 10:35
Unit focused on research of health hazard prevalent in Minas Gerais. Cradle of Biological Sciences in the state, the Research Center René Rachou (CPqRR) is composed of research groups that develop projects in several areas of biomedicine - specially related to neglected diseases such as Chagas disease, intestinal helminths, schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis, malaria, virology, and anthropology of health. The unit maintains in the city of...
Unidades e escritórios (antigo)

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